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With COVID-19 social distancing measures, the circles of reflection have continued online. While this has not been realistic for the vast majority of Mexico’s workforce, of which around 60% work in the informal economy, it does mean that thousands of families suddenly found themselves spending a lot more time than usual together under the same roof. At his office in central Mexico City, Reyes has been spending his weekends taking calls on his cellphone for the helpline that Gendes established when the measures were announced.

In one report, executive-level women earned up to 22% less than their male counterparts. In 2019, women were paid 18.8% less than men, based on median, full-time earnings—slightly more than the OECD average of 13.1%. Globally, Mexico is ranked fifth for representation of women in parliament.

Accordingly, all views, positions, and conclusions expressed in this publication should be understood to be solely those of the author. Mexico’s impunity rate has reached an astounding level; 93 percent of crimes were either not reported or not investigated in 2018, and investigation and prosecution of femicides follows that trend.

The demonstrations were called after an investigation by the newspaper El País revealed that 153 people, most of them women, have been kidnapped on Mexico City’s subway system over the past four years. Protesters demand an end to femicides and that authorities implement adequate security measures for women on public transportation systems. Around 4000 people gathered at Monumento a la Madre and marched towards Zócalo in the capital Mexico City. The night before, hundreds of women joined bikes rides in thirteen different Mexican cities — with 200 cyclists in the capital alone — for the Rodada for Women’s Lives and Freedom.

Thousands of women took to the streets of the capital for the protest marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the latest in a series of large, rowdy marches over soaring rates of femicide and rape in Mexico. Isolation, such as that due to COVID-19, also weakens support networks. Police officials may be unavailable to come to a home where violence is reported. They may not be able to remove either the perpetrator or the victim as jails are emptied and shelters shuttered. Vanda Felbab-Brown explains how the lockdowns associated with COVID-19 raise the risks of domestic violence and murder in Mexico.

According to Human Rights Watch, ILO and others, these migrant women, more specifically migrant women domestic workers are also vulnerable to physical and sexual abuse, exploitation, inhuman working conditions, etc. That migrant women have become primary contributors to poverty reduction is established through a number of studies. Other interesting finding refers to financial inclusion and remittances.

CHRISTINE KAPALATA, expert from the United Republic of Tanzania, asked about the division of matrimonial property and whether the amended article applied only to civil marriages. If the application was only to civil marriages, how did other forms of marriages deal with property division?

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Although many states have begun to classify certain homicides of women as “femicides,” they often provide unreliable data and sometimes do not classify them correctly. Given the underreporting of femicides and the fact that some states still do not distinguish them as separate crimes from homicide, the number of femicides in Mexico is likely significantly higher. The World Health Organization generally defines femicide as “intentional murder of women because they are women.” While femicides represented about 10 percent of all murders in 2019, the rate has increased exponentially, growing 145 percent since 2015. (This number is also incomplete as several states in Mexico do not separately count femicides.) The increasing prevalence of femicides is a worldwide problem; even in countries with falling homicide rates, the proportion of femicides continues to rise. In the novel, the woman interrupts Smoke long enough for Luisa and Joe to escape. She also helps Luisa and Joe escape through a passage in the sweatshop.

The Supreme Court decided in June 2010 that their arrests had been illegal, and the prisoners were finally freed after spending four years in prison. No justice has been achieved, however, for the 26 women raped and/or sexually harassed by police during that mass arrest. The women finally won their struggle and the water was not diverted to Mexico City. This actually sparked a counter-measure in 1922 by newspaper Excélsior, which launched a campaign to make May 10 Mexico’s Mother’s Day, celebrated to this day. Feminist groups immediately responded locally, denouncing the measures and defending women jailed for having had an abortion, but only three states coordinated with each other. A few federal PRD congresswomen went to a Santo Domingo meeting of the Socialist International leadership to denounce the PRI, a member organization and very jealous of its prestige abroad.