Violence against women in Mexico: the other pandemic

Violence against women and girls, the United Nations warns, is one of the most serious, widespread, deep-rooted and tolerated human rights violations in the world.

Women and girls suffer various types of violence in all areas of his life and under multiple manifestations: at home, in public space, at school, at work, in cyberspace, in the community, in politics, in institutions, among others.

The COVID-19 pandemic, which arrived in the country in March 2020, has exposed countless women to considerable danger by trapping them in their own homes with their abusers, at the same time that it has made evident the existing inequality between genders.


However, such a scenario is not recent but deep-rooted, as shown the National Citizen Observatory of Femicide (OCNF), a national network made up of 43 organizations of the society

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