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U.N. recommends Mexico improve fight against women’s discrimination November 24, 2006

Posted by C.A.R.D in Card, Citizens Against Racism and Discrimination, Discriminate, Discrimination, Mexico, racism and discrimination, UN, United Nations.

MEXICO CITY – A United Nations report says Mexico needs to follow promises with action if it wants to eradicate discrimination against women.

The report applauded Mexico’s 2006 passage of the General Act on Equality between Women and Men. But it expressed concerns that additional steps have to be taken before it can be implemented effectively.The authors of the report say they’re worried the law lacks the necessary components to bring states and cities across the country on board.In particular, the committee is concerned that the National Commission on Human Rights lacks “the necessary financial resources and specially trained personnel to achieve this goal.” The commission is in charge of overseeing enforcement.

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C.a.r.d {Citizens Against Racism and Discrimination} Source: Team4news.com

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