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The criminalization of human rights defenders in the context of the extraction of natural resources and megaprojects is becoming a very worrisome phenomenon in Latin America. The following report recognizes the troubling pattern, and also points to the role of businesses, civil servants, public prosecutors, judges, and the State, among others, in this phenomenon.

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Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project inspires and engages in transformative action towards the liberation and restoration of land, labor, and culture. They are rooted in vibrant social movements led by low-income communities and communities of color committed to a Just Transition away from profit and pollution and towards healthy, resilient and life-affirming local economies.

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Organization logo: Centro de Prevención Tratamiento y Rehabilitación de Víctimas de la Tortura

  El Centro de Prevención, Tratamiento y Rehabilitación de Víctimas de la Tortura (CPTRT) es una institución defensora de los derechos humanos creada en 1995, para luchar desde una perspectiva integral contra la persistencia en el país de prácticas de tortura, tratos crueles, inhumanos o degradantes. CPTRT promueve relaciones individuales y colectivas basadas en el…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: Centro de Derecho de Mujeres (CMD)

El Centro de Derecho de Mujeres (CDM) es una organización reconocida nacional e internacionalmente por su contribución en la disminución de las relaciones desiguales de poder entre los géneros y por su trabajo a favor de los derechos de las mujeres. Con su propuesta ha impactado positivamente en la vida de las mujeres promoviendo su…

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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Humanitarian law  |  
Organization logo: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)

Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) defends people whose rights have been infringed in order to change and better the pressing realities of those who live it, prioritizing those who are most at risk – such as human rights defenders, children, and women. When states violate or fail to protect human rights, CEJIL takes…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Children's rights  |  

As the largest privately funded agency in the Americas offering free help to homeless kids, Covenant House provides 24/7 crisis care and on-going support for kids and teenagers in need of a safe place to go.

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The Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) promotes gender equity within population, health, and nutrition programs with the goal of improving reproductive health/HIV/AIDS outcomes and fostering sustainable development.

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IGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: Center for Reproductive Rights

For more than 20 years, the Center for Reproductive Rights has used the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.

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Fundación Par’s misión es para promover la inclusión de personas con discapacidad y fortalecer en la sociedad el derecho de igualdad de oportunidades. Enfocamos nuestra acción en la formación e integración laboral competitiva, la inclusión educativa y la promoción de los derechos humanos y ciudadanos de las personas con discapacidad.

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Coalition  |   Education  |   Economic and social rights  |  

The Escuela Nacional Sindical –ENS was founded at Medellin in 1983, by a group of professional men and women, college teachers and union leaders, interested all of the in acting socially on benefit of the Colombian working people, since a plural, nonpartisan and autonomous perspective, for providing knowledge and experiences on the study of the…

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