Publications | ELLA
13
Feb
2014
GUIDE

Tackling Gender Violence in Latin America

Latin American countries are implementing innovative mechanisms to address different forms of gender violence, including establishing a regional convention, national laws against femicide, programmes aimed at creating safer cities for women and gender observatories.

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7
Jan
2014
BRIEFS

Tackling Institutional Violence: The Protocol for Harassment and Sexual Harassment in the Mexican Federal Public Administration

The Intervention Protocol for Harassment and Sexual Harassment is a pioneering attempt from the Mexican Federal Government to transform the structural causes of institutional violence within the public administration. Initiated in 2009, the Protocol has been implemented in over 30 state institutions, with replication now taking place at local level.

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23
Oct
2013
BRIEFS

Building Legal Frameworks to Address Femicide In Latin America

By reforming national penal codes and enacting special laws, Latin American countries are taking first steps towards eradicating femicide in the region.

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10
Oct
2013
BRIEFS

The Cotton Field Case in Mexico: Setting Legal Precedents for Fighting Gender-Based Violence

Systemic discrimination is a key driver of gender-based violence in Latin America. So how is a key ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights helping to improve the protection of women’s rights across the region?

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19
Aug
2013
BRIEFS

Access to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Conflicts: Three Latin American Approaches

From innovative methodologies for investigating and documenting sexual violence, to legal reforms and CSO-led support initiatives, Latin American countries are having success in improving access to justice for women victims of sexual violence.

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