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Persons Deprived of Liberty for Drug Offenses

The research of the Collective on Persons Detained, Processed and Imprisoned presents statistical information about detention and imprisonment for drug offenses in Latin America and advocates for an overhaul of drug laws and their implementation in Latin America. — La evidencia existente muestra que, a nivel mundial, la política de drogas ha implicado diversos costos…
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Democracy, Justice & Society: Ten Years of Research at Dejusticia

This book collects the essential from the texts on justice elaborated during the last decade in the Center for the Study of Law, Justice and Society - Dejusticia. 

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Extractivism versus human rights: chronicles of the mined fields in the Global South

Un nuevo acercamiento a los derechos humanos: escritura reflexiva por autores activistas de organizaciones defensoras que considera el potencial, los logros y desafíos de su práctica.
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Arguments and pathways for the ratification of the American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons

On June 15, 2015, the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) adopted the text of the Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons (Convention on Older Persons).
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Effective Criminal Defense in Latin America

This book analyzes the national and regional standards related to effective criminal defense. It is the result of a joint research project conducted with different organizations including Dejusticia.

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Legal Framework for the Sugary Drinks Tax in Colombia

The document provides a summary on the legal framework for the sugary drinks tax in Colombia

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ICAR and Dejusticia Release Assessment of Colombian National Action Plan

ICAR and Dejusticia are pleased to publish an assessment of the Colombian National Action Plan (NAP) on business and human rights.

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Alternative report to the United Nations Committee Against Forced Displacement

Dejusticia and five allied organizations presented an alternative report to the United Nations Committee Against Forced Displacement before its 11th Session, which took place on October 3-14, 2016.
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Palliative Care and its Status in Latin America

Dejusticia launched a report on the status of palliative care across eight countries in Latin America.

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Criminal Systems for Youth in Latin America

This article analyzes recent reforms on youth criminal systems in Latin American countries.

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The Multithematic and Diverse Justice Reform in Latin America

This article deals with reforms to the justice system in various Latin American countries across the 20th century.

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Women, Drug Policy, and Imprisonment: A Guide for Reforming Policy in Colombia

This guide diagnoses the impact of deprivation of liberty on women imprisoned due to drug offenses, and formulates recommendations to mitigate and prevent the disproportionate effects of incarceration.

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Migration and Decent work

Migration and Decent Work: Challenges for the Global South

This book seeks to strenghten the Human Rights movement through collaboration and the sharing of experiences. The diversity of voices featured here offers a look at migration based on and geared toward the Global South.
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Civil Resistance Against 21st Century Athoritarianism

Thorugh various narratives, the authors seek to recognize new spaces for struggle —such as political activism— to develop action-research tools in a context of crisis.
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Gender discrimination in Football. Building a Toolbox Toward Gender Equity in the Beautiful Game

As the most popular sport worldwide, football (or soccer) may be the poster child for lingering gender disparities in sport.
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Data Feast

Data Feast: Enterprises and Personal Data in Latin America

Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft now possess an ability to reconfigure the behaviour of individuals, clients, and citizens globally. How Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico are responding?
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Pandemic Inequality: Civil Society Narratives from the Global South

The contributors to this book, writing from different perspectives, invite us to consider what we can learn from the interplay between the pandemic and inequality in order to spur a creative reorientation of collective mobilization and advocacy toward the future.
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IN FOCUS: Facial Recognition Tech Stories and Rights Harms from around the World

The indiscriminate use of Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) globally by law enforcement and other government agencies is dangerously normalising surveillance. The full harmful impacts and effects of this technology on people’s lives are only beginning to emerge. A new INCLO report showcasing FRT stories from around the world flags the risk of creating societies where…
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Human Rights Venezuela

Protecting Human Rights on the Ground

During the investigation, the presence of OHCHR completed its first six months in Venezuela, so a consultation with human rights defenders in the country was included to assess this experience. Being the first comparative research in this field, its findings are equally of interest to other audiences beyond Venezuela.
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Peace during Covid-19 in Colombia

In this second policy briefing, we discuss the implementation of the Final Peace Agreement, its already rocky implementation before the COVID-19 pandemic and some of the greatest challenges as a result of the pandemic.
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Confronting COVID-19 in Colombia

This is the first of three policy briefings, which are part of a COVID19 in Colombia series. The policy briefing series seeks to provide relevant and timely information to academics who are conducting research, or plan on doing so in Colombia, related to the human rights impacts in Colombia and the implementation of the peace…
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Pacigerence: Legal Status of Peace Agreements Under International Law

This article explores the exist- ing legal instruments which may confer binding force to such agreements at the international level —an international treaty between a State and an insurgent group, an international treaty signed by a State and third-party States, a special agreement under international humanitarian law, a UN Se- curity Council resolution, and a unilateral declaration of a State—.
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Summary of the CEDD regional report

This document is a summary of the report Cannabis in Latin America: The Green Wave and Challenges for Regulation
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The Sarayaku and the Inter-American System on Human Rights: Justice for the “Medio Dia” People and their Living Jungle

Mario Melo Cevallos, lawyer of the Kichwa people of Sarayaku, presents his version of the history of resistance and mobilization of the indigenous people before the State plans to exploit the oil that was in the heart of the Amazon.
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