Female students at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, in Mexico City, are occupying faculties and schools to protest gender violence. Authorities have asked protesters to return control of the buildings as coronavirus cases rise across the country. The students say that won’t happen until more is done to keep them safe from violence and sexual harassment. According to official figures, the number of homicides in Mexico climbed to a new high in 2019, reaching more than 34,000. Ed O'Brien reports from Mexico city. Click the 'play' button above to listen to the audio report, or subscribe to our podcast by searching 'RFI international report.