Publications | ELLA
26
Aug
2013
BRIEF

Judicial Reviews: An Innovative Mechanism to Enforce Human Rights in Latin America

Through ground-breaking rulings, judges in Latin America are driving social change by ordering governments to restore and enforce human rights.

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2
Jul
2013
BRIEF

Integral Redress: The Case of Oaxaca, Mexico

In this ground-breaking case, victims of human rights violations formed a united front to demand integral redress from a government responsible for past abuses and crimes, highlighting how an integral approach to redress can happen in practice.

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29
Jan
2013
GUIDE

Human Rights in Latin America

Strong national human rights institutions, an active regional human rights court, a human rights approach to budgeting, civil society's strategic litigation: these are just some of Latin America’s innovative approaches to addressing human rights.

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30
Oct
2012
BRIEF

Making Human Rights Real: Two Latin American Experiences in the Rights Based Approach to Policymaking

Argentina and the Government of Mexico City are implementing innovative administrative and public policy changes to make human rights a reality. Advances in both countries are uneven, though both experiences have important outcomes to share.

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18
Sep
2012
BRIEF

Latin America’s National Human Rights Institutions: Fostering Democratic Transitions and Guaranteeing Human Rights

National Human Rights Institutions have played a key role in Latin America’s recent history and democratic transition. They have taken a distinct form in the region compared to the rest of the world, one which reflects the specific context and historical moment of Latin America.

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