The Congress of the State of Oaxaca approves the reform of the state law on women's access to a life without violence
The Congress of the State of Oaxaca approved last 28 January reforming the state law on women's access to a life without violence. Similarly, it also approved the amendment of Article 401 bis of the Penal Code, which deals with political violence against women. Zoila José Juan, chairman of the Standing Committee on Equality said, and that recognition of this form of gender violence in the State establishes that there will be justice for all women to be violated in the exercise of their political rights. PAN deputy, Alejandra Garcia Morlán, stressed the importance of implementing coordinated action to eradicate the scourge of political violence against women. PRI legislator Fe Betanzos Yadira Perez said, meanwhile, that "[women] are not objects, we must fight until there is a law to prevent this violence, because if it does product not, will continue to strengthen the roles and gender stereotypes affecting the human rights of women. "Read the full article.