Four. Mexico does not accept classism or discrimination. The National Survey on Discrimination of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi) of 2017 reports that 20.2% of the population aged 18 and over declared having been discriminated against in the last year due to the way they dress or personal grooming with 30%; physical complexion (weight or height) 29.1%; and with 28.7%, religious beliefs.
In the country’s capital, the Survey on Discrimination in Mexico City 2021 reveals that one in four people has felt discriminated against at least once.
5. The strategy for address violence in the country. The president assured that the actions to address the causes that originate the violence are giving results. However, intentional homicides or feminicides do not subside. Between December 2018 and October 2022, there are 131,612 violent deaths and 3,851 feminicides, with which there are 135,463 murders.
6. Another reason is to report that the amount of older adults who are beneficiaries of a pension. The president said that there are 12 million older adults who benefit, however, according to data from the Ministry of Well-being, they are 10.5 million beneficiaries of the Pension for the Well-being of Older Adults, through which they receive 3,850 pesos every two months.
This program is the one that receives the most resources. In 2022 it has an approved budget of 238,000 million pesos, and for 2023 resources are estimated for 335,000 million pesos, This is due to the fact that the President of the Republic announced a gradual increase in the amount received by the beneficiaries. Starting next year, pensions would be 4,812 pesos.
The goal, as announced by the president, is to reach the delivery of 6,000 pesos every two months by 2024.
7. To indicate that the minimum wage will increase. A few days ago, President López Obrador announced that an increase is expected for 2023 higher than inflation, which today stands at 8.4%.
Since this administration began, the minimum wage has had significant increases. From 2018 to 2019 it went from 88.36 to 108.71; the following year it went to 123.22, in 2021 it rose to 141.70 and in 2022 to 172.87.
“The INE is not touched”, this is how the march in defense of the INE was experienced in CDMX