GUIDEPromoting 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...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Human Rights in Latin America
Strong national human rights institutions, an active regional human rights court, a human rights approach to budgeting and strategic litigation by civil society: these are just some of the innovative...
BRIEFSIntercultural 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.
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Intercultural Health Policies in Latin America
This selection of publications that focus on intercultural health policies includes documents that explain how policies with an intercultural approach can be designed and implemented.
MULTIMEDIAVIDEO: Judicial Control of Public Policies and Budget Allocations: Experiences from Argentina, Colombia and Mexico
Judicial control of budget allocations and public policies is one of the most promising tools to advance and enforce social, economic, cultural and environmental rights.
BRIEFSRecognition 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.
BRIEFSDefending 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...
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Key Human Rights Organisations
This Spotlight presents some of the key organisations working on human rights in the Latin America region. These organisations are playing a significant role in advancing human rights by providing...
MULTIMEDIAVIDEO: An Overview of Human Rights in Latin America
What is the current status of human rights in the Latin America region? What challenges persist and what lessons can be shared?