President Martin Vizcarra reaffirmed his administration's commitment to combating violence against women
, adding the 19 ministries, regional and municipal governments, as well as the entire society should focus on the fight against this scourge.
According to the Head of State, it would be a mistake to think Women and Vulnerable Populations Ministry (MIMP) is the only sector of the Executive Branch in charge of fighting gender-based violence
For that reason, he guaranteed the Government will approve the necessary budget increase to boost the combat against this scourge, which manifests itself in different ways in Peru, being femicide
the most serious one.
"Be assured we will provide the necessary budget," the statesman expressed.
"It will not be easy. A lot of work is required to change mindsets. Structural changes are necessary too, but we are going to do so," he said.