Mexico City

Public transport campaign tackles sexual harassment

A new campaign in Mexico City aims to combat a touchy subject: sexual harassment on public transportation.

A recent national survey found that nearly 90 per cent of women feel unsafe on buses and subways.

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UN Gender Focus: UN deputy chief, UN Women forum and Indigenous women

We must reinvent ourselves” to serve world better: UN deputy chief

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UN Women forum highlights importance of safe urban spaces

Up to 90 per cent of women report that they’ve been harassed on their way to work, according to information cited by UN Women.

The agency is holding a four-day forum in Mexico City looking at ways to make public spaces safe and empowering for women and girls.

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Climate change “major” cause of displacement in Mexico: UN expert

Climate change is a major cause of displacement in Latin America, including in Mexico, a UN independent expert has said during a recent visit to Mexico City.

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