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Juarez Prison Celebrates International Women's Day With Lurid "Captive Beauty" Pageant

As women across the globe remembered the 500 victims of serial sex murder in Juarez, Mexico, the city's prison authorities used female prisoners to pander to male fantasies.

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Nora Eisenberg is the director of the City University of New York's fellowship program for emerging scholars. Her short stories, essays and reviews have appeared in such places as The Partisan Review, The Village Voice, The Los Angeles Times and Tikkun. She is the author of three highly acclaimed novels. Her most recent novel, When You Come Home (Curbstone, 2009), explores the the 1991 Gulf War and Gulf War illness.

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