Reveal data forced disappearance of infants in Chiapas

Since 2018, 1,605 cases of disappearance of children and adolescents have been registered in Chiapas, reveal data from Melel Xojobal AC in collaboration with the Network for the Rights of Children and Adolescents.

San Cristóbal de las Casas.- According to the statistical data of Melel Xojobal AC in collaboration with the Network for the Rights of Children and Adolescents in Chiapas, from January 2018 to July 2022, 1,605 cases of children and adolescents disappeared in Chiapas, which which is equivalent to a median of 319 cases per year.

They highlight that almost 50% of disappearance reports are concentrated in Tuxtla, San Cristóbal and Tapachula. Since 2018, the disappearances of children and adolescents have increased in Chiapas. Of 2 weekly disappearances during 2018, an average of 10 cases per week has been reached so far in 2022.

They ensure that all disappeared persons have the right to be searched for, identified and returned to their families. They also added that it is the organized families who have shown the level of lack of coordination that exists between the authorities, the delays, the illness and the lack of appropriation of the existing laws and protocols for care.

Finally, they consider that all cases of children and adolescents should be considered disappearances from the first moment and that it is not necessary to wait a period of 72 hours to report a disappearance.


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