Between January 1, 2019 and June 30, 2021, one million 110.7 thousand women suffered some type of violence in Mexico and were treated at the Justice Centers for Women (CJM), reveal data published by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi).
The CJMs reported that between January 1 and December 31, 2019, 423 thousand 177 women were treated for situations of violence in 47 centers. From January 1 to December 31, 2020, they attended 392 thousand 743 women in 50 centers, while from January 1 to June 30, 2021, 294 thousand 790 women attended in 53 centers reported.
The type of violence with the highest record in the three periods was emotional violence, followed by physical, economic, patrimonial and sexual.
From January 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021, 339 thousand 785 incidents of emotional violence were reported (30.6%), 241 thousand 820 physical (21.8%), 88 thousand 405 economic (8.0%), 46 thousand 543 patrimonial (7.7 %), 55 thousand 322 sexual, as well as 18 incidents of human trafficking.
In addition to the above, there are 108,055 cases of other types of violence (9.7%) that are classified as harassment in the CJM records; violence against sexual and reproductive rights; digital; teacher; femicide; institutional; labor; obstetric; politics; cybernetics; familiar; deprivation of liberty and abduction of sons and daughters.
Finally, there were 230 thousand 762 cases of violence against women (20.8%) whose type was not identified.
The main aggressors of the women who were treated for situations of violence were their partners, husband, spouse and common-law partner., followed by their ex-partners in the three periods for which they were asked. It is important to consider that women may have suffered violence from more than one aggressor.
By age groups, the largest number of women attended was concentrated in the ranges of 20 to 29 years and 30 to 39 yearsfollowed by women aged 40 to 49 years.
The Justice Centers for Women (CJM) are physical spaces that concentrate specialized comprehensive care services with a gender perspective for women in situations of violence, as well as their daughters and sons.
The opening and beginning of operations of the CJM in the country has been a gradual process. In 2011, the first Centers began operations in Campeche, Tuxtla Gutiérrez and Chihuahua. Since then they have increased every year.
The entities with more than one CJM operating in their territory were Coahuila de Zaragoza (5), Mexico and San Luis Potosí (4), followed by Chiapas and Mexico City (3). The other entities had one, and at the date of the survey, the only entity without a CJM was Tabasco.