Mexico City / 07.31.2021 11:00:04
The permanent representative of Mexico to the UN, Ambassador Juan Ramón de la Fuente, assured that the United Nations must work carefully on the elimination of gender stereotypes and masculinities, in order to prevent terrorism and violent extremism in the nations.
Before representatives of 30 delegations from different regions of the world and member states of the UN, the Mexican ambassador stressed that this strategy has not been incorporated by the organization at present, so it is relevant to prioritize it to disappear “toxic masculinities and gender inequality”.
“The importance of incorporating gender stereotypes and, in particular, masculinities, in the United Nations preventive agenda, regarding radicalization, violent extremism and terrorism,” he highlighted at a Security Council Meeting.
Meanwhile, he assured that with this proposal, and with the execution of the diary Women, Peace and Security As well as the attention at the local level of each one of the issues, Mexico prevents violence and reiterates the country’s feminist foreign policy.
For her part, the executive director of the Executive Directorate against Terrorism, Michele Coninsx, assured that the glorification of violence against women, sexual slavery or control over reproductive health, are already being addressed from their trenches, with the in order to include the gender perspective crosswise.
While the specialist in gender issues and politics at the University of Sheffield, Dr. David Duriesmith, indicated that understand the concept of “masculinity” will help prevent violent extremism and terrorism.