Proyecto de Derechos Economicos Sociales y Culturales
Grants to Proyecto de Derechos Economicos Sociales y Culturales
2013 (Duration 2 years)
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — ProDESC, a Mexican organization with expertise in labor law and workers' rights, will implement a litigation and advocacy campaign to deter abusive recruitment practices and increase protections for Mexican migrant workers employed through temporary workers programs. Grant funds support ProDESC's outreach efforts in key Mexican states, production of a report documenting systematic abuses in key industries employing migrant workers, and development of policy proposals for the Mexican government to improve recruitment practices and protections for migrant workers.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Proyecto de Derechos Economicos Sociales y Culturales $250,000 between 2003 and 2014.