A recent report released by the Citizen Committee against Homophobic Hate Crimes, asserts that murders of homosexuals, lesbians and transgender have increased in recent years in the country. From there have been committed homicides and Mexico City is at the top of the list with According to the National Council for the Prevention of Discrimination Conapredthe decree will push forward more strongly to eliminate in all areas of society attitudes that affects the rights and freedoms on an equal basis due to prejudices, stereotypes and stigmas moved by homophobia.
However, Mexico City is an exception. In the other 31 states of Mexico, abortion is restricted. Exceptions exist, allowing access to legal abortion where there is a threat to life or health, and in cases of fetal anomaly, and vary by state.
After the illicit trade in drugs and weapons, sex trafficking is the third most profitable industry in the world. The idea of neoliberalism as a source of human wellbeing collapses in places where inequality is widening severely in the economic and social spheres alike. Meanwhile, advances in communications like the internet and webcams, which were initially presented as a lifelinehave instead become a tool for facilitating access to young women and children worldwide.
Her oversized, golden earrings rattle as she shakes her head to make a point. Joanna is not her real name. She's speaking on the condition that CNN will protect her privacy and not disclose her real name. She's only 16 years old, but has already experienced a lifetime of horror, abuse and torture.
Of the 25 countries with the highest rates of femicide in the world, 14 are located in Latin America and the Caribbean. Mexico is ranked sixth for gender crimes, with a rate 15 times higher than the global average. Signs of sexual assault or mutilation are common, with many bodies having had their breasts cut off.
They argue that this can be explained by the wider separation of church and state in Mexican politics and the strong importance of human rights in new democracies. Examining LGBT rights at the subnational level, they also find that states with more LGBT organizations and governors from left parties are more likely to recognize same sex relationships, but the religious makeup of states only matters in the United States, and not in Mexico. Major theories of comparative politics about the influence of social movements, religion, and the left would also predict more equal legal treatment of sexual minorities in the United States than in Mexico.
Mexico City lawmakers have given the green light to decriminalize sex work in the capital, hoping it will be a first step to a crackdown on sex trafficking that traps thousands of Mexican women and children. Temistocles Villanueva, a local representative with the ruling center-left Morena party, said the new law recognized that people had the right to engage in sex work. Sex work is allowed in much of Mexico but states have different and sometimes unclear rules, meaning workers frequently operate in legal vacuums which can leave them vulnerable to exploitation and trafficking by crime gangs.
Same-sex marriage also known as gay marriage is the marriage of two people of the same sex or genderentered into in a civil or religious ceremony. There are records of same-sex marriage dating back to the first century. In the modern era, same-sex marriage started being legalized at the beginning of the 21st century.
The nine women and children killed -- including eight-month-old twins -- were traveling in a mountainous area where the notorious Sinaloa drug cartel has been waging a turf war. District Court in Brooklyn. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis.
When the Mexican military began to intervene inthe government's principal goal was to reduce drug-related violence. Federal law enforcement has been reorganized at least five times since in various attempts to control corruption and reduce cartel violence. During that same period, there have been at least four elite special forces created as new, corruption-free soldiers who could do battle with Mexico's endemic bribery system. Due to its location, Mexico has long been used as a staging and transhipment point for narcotics and contraband between Latin America and U.