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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 Barriers to Reproductive Rights in Mexico

A Spanish-language report by Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida assesses the state of reproductive rights in Mexico, and finds that Mexican women face serious hindrances to exercising their reproductive rights. Read More
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Report Examines Mexican Military's Use of Force Against Civilians

According to official accounts, the soldiers were patrolling the area when they came under attack by alleged kidnappers, causing a shootout that left 22 dead. Read More
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Protecting Journalists in Mexico

Legal efforts by MacArthur grantee Article 19 helped bring about the release of a journalist unjustly imprisoned in Mexico for his efforts to document a civil rights protest. Read More
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Video: Improving Migration-Related Investigations

Fundacion para la Justicia presented a proposal to the Mexican government to create a transnational mechanism to aid investigations surrounding Central American migrants who go missing in Mexican territory. Read More
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Video: Testifying on “Enforced Disappearances”

In testimony before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, human rights organizations presented recommendations for improving investigations and protecting and assisting families of the disappeared in Mexico. Read More
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Assessing Human Rights Compliance in Mexico

A report from the Citizen Observatory of Justice reviews compliance with human rights protections under Mexico’s new justice system 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

Portrait of Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Mary R. Page

Mary R. Page

Director, Human Rights
Portrait of John W. Slocum

John W. Slocum

Director, Migration
Portrait of Liliane Loya

Liliane Loya

Program Officer, Mexico

Alvaro Camacho

General Services, Mexico

Liliana Monroy Flores

Program Administrator, Mexico