Mexico gender quotas: Women politicians rally for equality

Mexico's women in politics say it's not enough just being in Congress, they want the influence as well.

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    Mexico City has sworn in its first female mayor.

    Women now make up half of Congress, 15 years after a gender quota system was introduced.

    But many female politicians still face obstacles.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Mexico City.


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