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For Mexico State Governor 'There Are More Urgent Matters to Deal with' Than Femicide

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October 17, 2014





Dia de los Muertos protest: No More Femicide! (Tumblr)

Women are killed at a higher rate in the State of Mexico than in Juarez, according to a new book on femicides in one of Mexico’s most populous regions.

Two weeks after the Network of Feminists of the State of Mexico met in the State of Mexico and drafted a list of demands for the Mexican and state government, and the National Citizens’ Observatory on Femicide (OCNF) requested a meeting with him, state Governor Eruviel Ávila responded by saying, “There are more urgent matters to deal with" than femicide in Mexico.

According to RevolucionTresPuntoCero, OCNF travelled to Toluca to claim justice for women who have been murdered in their state, in an action as part of the campaign, No More Femicides in the State of Mexico, Gender Red Alert.

The governor replied that he could not receive the activists in his office but that he already received the message and has forwarded their request on to “the responsible department.”

The government has been hesitant to investigate femicides in Mexico. The National System for the Prevention, Attention, Sanctioning and Eradication of Violence against Women - a government agency under the Mexican Secretariat of the Interior, which has 50 members - told a commission of civil society organizations in August 2013 that before investigating the killings as gender-specific, it is “necessary to prove that the attacks are systematic,” said a report in Siempre88.9.

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