In the NL Congress a proposal for a public record of attacks against women was approved. File photo: Cuartoscuro
At the proposal of Deputy Karina Barrón, the Commission for Gender Equality of the State Congress approved a reform that obliges the Attorney General’s Office to create a public and systematic registry of crimes committed against women in the state.
The purpose of this registry is to provide timely follow-up on the attacks committed against women in Nuevo León and will help generate public prevention policies.
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During an online session this Friday, it was approved unanimously to modify sections X, XI, XII, and XIII to article 36 of the Law on Women’s Access to a Life Free of Violence.
“Create a systematic public registry of crimes committed against women, which includes the classification of the facts of which there is knowledge, place of occurrence and place of discovery of the bodies, sociodemographic characteristics of the victims and the active subject, specifying its typology, relationship between the active and passive subject, motives, basic procedures to be carried out, as well as the difficulties for the practice of procedures and determinations; incidence and recidivism rates, consignment, sanction and reparation of the damage “, proposed the local legislator of the PRI.
The also president of the Commission for Gender Equality explained that according to data from the report of the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System, as of September 2020 Nuevo León registered the fourth place in femicides; second in family violence and third in violations committed against women.
He indicated that the registry would be integrated into criminal and victim statistics to define policies on crime prevention, prosecution and administration of justice.
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In addition, develop and apply specialized protocols with a gender perspective in the immediate search for disappeared women and girls, for the investigation of crimes of discrimination, femicide, trafficking in persons and against freedom and normal psychosexual development.
Barrón pointed out that the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) regretted the persistence of the high levels of violence that affect the exercise of the human rights of women and girls in Mexico.
He assured that in order to achieve the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it is necessary to generate statistical information and evidence that are aligned with international standards on the matter, to create norms, public policies that prevent and adequately address violence against women and girls. girls.
The Alert on Gender Violence against Women and Girls is a tool for the protection of women’s human rights, particularly the right to a life free of violence. pic.twitter.com/LBgTtF3xWL
– Nuevo León Prosecutor’s Office (@FiscaliaNL) August 1, 2019
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