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MacArthur has three grantmaking programs in Mexico: population and reproductive health, human rights and justice, and migration.

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Our Grantmaking in Mexico

The Foundation began making grants in Mexico in 1986 and opened an office in Mexico in 1992. Today, MacArthur operates three programs in Mexico: population and reproductive health, human rights and justice, and migration and human mobility. Support is provided to expert civil society organizations working to improve young people's access to reproductive and sexual health and to improve maternal health outcomes in rural indigenous areas; to improve access to justice through promoting reform of the criminal justice system; and to facilitate exchange, dialogue and initiatives that improve the human condition of migrants and their families.

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Assessing Violations of Migrant Rights

A two-year investigation examines the root causes of the forced migration of children and families in the Northern Central America–Mexico–United States corridor. Read More
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Addressing Unfair Citizenship Practices in Mexico

Sin Fronteras has helped to win Mexican citizenship for 14 individuals whose cases were plagued with undue delays and obstruction resulting from corrupt and unfair practices by the Mexican government. Read More
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Protecting Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in Mexico

A report from the Washington Office on Latin America and Peace Brigades International assesses Mexico’s Mechanism to Protect Human Rights Defenders and Journalists. Read More
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Addressing Enforced Disappearances in Mexico

Several Mexican human rights organizations present recommendations to the United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances and request scrutiny of the situation in Mexico, where at least 23,000 individuals are registered as “enforced disappearances”. Read More
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Asistencia Legal por los Derechos Humanos, 2015 MacArthur Award Recipient

A recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Asistencia Legal por los Derechos Humanos is protecting the rights of vulnerable people amidst justice reform in Mexico. Watch
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Nine Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each

From tracking money in U.S. elections to protecting the vulnerable in Mexico to reinvigorating civics education, these extraordinary organizations are tackling some of the most difficult social challenges and achieving outsized impact. Read More
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Grantmaking in Mexico

MacArthur has three grantmaking programs in Mexico: population and reproductive health, human rights and justice, and migration. Read More
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Human Rights Grantmaking in Mexico

MacArthur’s human rights grantmaking in Mexico supports the development of effective human rights protections, with a focus on improving justice sector reforms, legal protections through litigation, and freedom of expression. Read More

Staff

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Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Mary R. Page

Mary R. Page

Director, Human Rights and International Justice
Portrait of John W. Slocum

John W. Slocum

Director, Migration
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Liliane Loya

Program Officer, Mexico

Alvaro Camacho

General Services, Mexico

Liliana Monroy Flores

Program Administrator, Mexico