Case studies

Guaranteeing labour Rights of young people in Chiapas (Mexico)

Guaranteeing labour Rights of young people in Chiapas (Mexico)

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

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.

Law against gender violence in Veracruz (Mexico)

Law against gender violence in Veracruz (Mexico)

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.

Eradication of violence against women and human trafficking in the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico

Eradication of violence against women and human trafficking in the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico

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.

Increasing the impact and sustainability of services for socially excluded children in Puebla, Mexico

Increasing the impact and sustainability of services for socially excluded children in Puebla, Mexico

With the support of the European Union, the Junto con las Niñ@s de Puebla A.C. Foundation helps socially excluded children in the State of Puebla in order for them to end their life on the streets through educational and therapeutic tools.

Low Vision Programme Chihuahua

Low Vision Programme Chihuahua

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.

Promoting Fair Trade Business for small producers in Mexico

Promoting Fair Trade Business for small producers in Mexico

This project seeks to help Mexican producers to generate higher and more stable income through the insertion of their products into international markets.

Developing an alternative education system for vulnerable children

Developing an alternative education system for vulnerable children

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.

Fostering measures to guarantee the rights of persons in preventive detention

Fostering measures to guarantee the rights of persons in preventive detention

Following the UN and the Inter-American human Rights System recommendations, the European Union supports constitutional reforms regarding “due process” according to international standards.

Fostering the participation of the Mexican civil society in the legislative process

Fostering the participation of the Mexican civil society in the legislative process

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.

Fair Trade Business Promotion for Mexican Small Producers

Fair Trade Business Promotion for Mexican Small Producers

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.

Helping children victims of violence in the state of Puebla (Mexico)

Helping children victims of violence in the state of Puebla (Mexico)

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.

Helping small and medium enterprises in Mexico

Helping small and medium enterprises in Mexico

Promoting trade between the European Union and Mexico.