Guanajuato is as much a State of origin as one of migration to the north, forming part of the Central American migratory path. With the arrival of Ignacio Mtz (a defender of migrants' human rights) to the 'Manos Extendidas' shelter, the kidnappings, threats and blackmail that migrants undergo (probably from members of groups of organised crime dealing in human trafficking) has considerably reduced.
The EU has financed the association "Initiatives for Identity and Inclusion" to promote the enforcement of young people's labour rights in Chiapas through policy design for youth.
Strengthening the respect of human rights by public security forces in the state of Nuevo León, Mexico
The project aims to investigate the human rights situation of female prisoners, undocumented migrants and minor offenders, and to provide training on the rights of these groups for civil servants of public security forces in the state of Nuevo León.
This project implements a legislative initiative that grants Mexican women the right to live free of violence. Four million girls and women are already protected by the new law.
This project is run by Centro Fray Julián Garcés in the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico. It aims at protecting women's rights. By the mobilisation of civil society, the project has succeeded in making the local legislature criminalize human trafficking.
The Low Vision Programme aims to allow people with low vision in Chihuahua, Mexico, to make the best possible use of their sight and live fruitful lives. It also aims to raise social awareness about their problems.
With the support of the Organization Save the Children, the “Centro de la Amistad del Cerro Judío” has created an alternative system which guarantees the access to education services and daily care for children with working parents without access to social security services.
Following the UN and the Inter-American human Rights System recommendations, the European Union supports constitutional reforms regarding “due process” according to international standards.
The objective is to create a common agenda among different civil society’s organizations in order to contribute in the construction of new federal laws.
The project aims to help Mexican Small Producers to gain access to international markets to be able to have a higher and more stable income.
The NGO, "Together with Niñ@s de Puebla" (JUCONI) and the support of the European Union, helps socially excluded children in the state of Puebla to leave street life behind providing therapeutic and educational tools.
Promoting trade between the European Union and Mexico.