President Enrique Peña Nieto led the
celebration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against
Violence against women is unacceptable in any
of its manifestations, since it violates fundamental values and human rights. It should never be regarded
The government maintains and reiterates its
commitment to creating the conditions for all girls and women from Mexico to live
a life free of violence.
With this conviction, Mexico has undertaken,
within the framework of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Organization,
to implement three actions to protect girls and women from all forms of
violence and empower them.
First: Strengthen the National
System for Equality between Women and Men, whereby its directors will be raised
to the rank of ministers.
inter-institutional actions for the equitable distribution of unpaid care work,
in other words, encourage greater joint responsibility between men and women within
Third: Intensify actions to
prevent teenage marriage and adolescence. Reduce maternal mortality rates.
In Mexico, we are convinced that by
preventing violence against girls and women, we are building a better nation.