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On February 4, the Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA) will be present at the “Sustainability 2030: Visions and Challenges of Megaprojects in Mexico" forum. This event is expected to become an ideal scenario for disclosure of cases, proposals and initiatives...


International Forum on research, prosecution and punishment of torture and mistreatment. This event is addressed to victims of human rights violation, advocates and all public interested. The objective of this space is to educate and prevent the violation of human rights and to share experiences...


The Leadership Institute Simone de Beauvoir and 17, Institute of Critical Studies present during February 5-6 the "Critical Gender Studies Symposium: contemporary debates". This event aims to become a space for critical thinking on gender, sexuality and multidimensionality and complexity of...

On January 18, 2016, the Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos (CMDPDH) held the International Forum on the Investigation, Prosecution and Sanction of...

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Women & ESCR
Social Movements & Grassroots Groups

On 7 October 2015, the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) held a launch, in Barcelona, for its recently-published 2012-2014 Regional Assessment Report on violence against women human rights defenders in...

Several organizations of Mexican civil society, including several ESCR-Net members, sent on October 5, 2015 an open letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, on the occasion of his visit to...

In general, the monitoring of ESC rights has been associated with a citizen-led process of following and advocating in the realm of public policy, and has been relatively infrequent in the context of mega-development projects. The current context in Mexico is...