United Nations and the Network of Women in Plural urge for justice after the murder of the mayor of Temixco
After an election campaign that had acrimoniously questioned the relevance of the political participation of women, the last elections in Mexico to renew the local Congress in Morelos resulted in the election of six local deputies and six mayors. One of these mayors was Gisela Raquel Mota Ocampo, killed the day after taking office.
Different organizations for the advancement of civil rights of women have demanded a proper investigation of this crime and urge the authorities to make every effort to ensure that justice is done. Thus, the Network of Women in Plural has drawn attention to the need for coordination between the three levels of government, a demand to which have joined UN Women and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
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