Chiapas: Group of Women denounce institutional violence in the state

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The Network of Solidarity Decade against Impunity A.C. and the Group of Women of San Cristóbal de Las Casas-Colem on 20 December organized a press-conference in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, to recall that “the obligations of the Mexican State [and the Chiapas state government] in terms of the human rights of females are of no importance and observance, especially in the case of female prisoners unjustly imprisoned, living in inhuman conditions, as well as other cases of violence which remain in impunity,” as the invitation to the press-conference announced.  There were also reports on cases of feminicide in the state and on the “actions and attempts taken to attend to this grave problem of insecurity in observance of the annunciations of political transition at the end of the year 2012.”

For more information (in Spanish):

Invitación a Conferencia de Prensa (20 de diciembre de 2012)

For more information from SIPAZ (in English):

Chiapas: COLEM Group of Women take action against feminicide (19 October 2012)

Chiapas: Press-conference by Group of Women COLEM denounces violence against women (9 February 2012)

Chiapas: social organizations present report regarding situation of women in Chiapas (16 August 2012)

National: Amnesty International publishes report on violence against women in Mexico (20 July 2012)

Chiapas: Justice is demanded in the case of the feminicide of the youth Itzel Yanet Méndez Pérez (16 May 2012)

Chiapas: activities on the International Day against Violence against Women (28 November 2011)

Oaxaca: Harassment and robbery of offices of Consorcio (14 November 2011)

Demand for end to feminicide in Oaxaca (8 September 2011)

Guerrero – briefs – Tierra Caliente is second-highest national location in number of feminicides (14 September 2010)

 

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