The Baja California State Human Rights Commission has issued a request to declare a Gender Violence Alert.

Commission Chair Miguel Mora said that in a letter addressed to the National System to Prevent, Address, Punish and Eradicate Violence against Women, a task force has requested an investigation into the context of femicide and other types of violence against women, in accordance with the General Law on Women’s Access to a Life Free of Violence and its regulations.

Adelante Valle Editor Arturo Bojorquez can be reached at or 760-335-4646.

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