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Mexico Elections Herald Massive Governmental Equality Swing

While all the focus was on AMLO during the elections this month, women in Mexico have achieved a significant political victory and are poised to make up a notable cross-section of the country’s government.

When the next congress is officially put to action, women will make up 47.8% of the lower house, 49.2% of the senate, and at least 50% of most state legislatures. The country’s senate will also follow Belgium with the world’s second-largest female representation.

Mexico City’s mayor will also be a woman — Claudia Sheinbaum (pictured). “Andrés Manuel is convinced that women have a much higher capacity for hard work,” she said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. “It is a conviction of his.”

Photo: Valeria Márquez/Zuma Press

Matt Kendall

During his 2+ years as Chief Editor at Nearshore Americas, Matt Kendall operated at the heart of both the Nearshore BPO and IT services industries, reporting on the most impactful stories and trends in the sector.

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