Publications | ELLA
20
May
2013
GUIDE

Promoting Indigenous and Ethnic Minority Rights in Latin America

Many Latin American countries have begun recognising indigenous and ethnic minority rights as part of a new, broader definition of citizenship by adopting innovative and inclusive legal frameworks and public policies. What are the main features and successes of the Latin American experience?

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25
Apr
2013
BRIEF

Intercultural Health Policies in Latin America

Intercultural health policies have been implemented at the regional and state level, making important initial advances in recognising a health model that is pertinent to indigenous peoples’ culture and customs.

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22
Mar
2013
BRIEF

Recognition of Indigenous Justice in Latin America

Thanks to progressive courts and the pressure of organised indigenous and social movements, Latin American countries are at the forefront of formally acknowledging indigenous justice systems.

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11
Mar
2013
BRIEF

Defending Latin America’s Indigenous and Tribal Peoples’ Rights Through Laws and the Courts

In light of the boom in development projects in Latin America, indigenous and tribal peoples have been particularly successful in enforcing their consultation rights by bringing emblematic cases before their national and regional human rights courts.

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25
Jan
2013
BRIEF

Victims' Rights in Multicultural Contexts: The Case of Inés Fernández at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Through this ground-breaking case, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights set an important precedent: creating reparations for the entire indigenous community in the case of human rights violations against one member of that community.

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