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MacArthur has two grantmaking programs in Mexico: population and reproductive health and human rights and justice.

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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 two programs in Mexico: population and reproductive health, and human rights and justice. 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; and to improve access to justice through promoting reform of the criminal justice system.

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Baseline Report on MacArthur’s Initiative to Promote Midwifery in Mexico

This evaluation is to understand the starting points for the initiative with respect to midwifery and maternal health care in Mexico, training in professional midwifery, how professional midwifery is understood and its demand, and the legal ... Read More
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Cyber-espionage Targets Public Health Advocates in Mexico

A report by the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, describes a cyber-espionage operation targeting public health advocates in Mexico. Read More
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Reporting on Forced Disappearances in Mexico

A report produced by Ciudadanos en Apoyo por los Derechos Humanos, a Foundation grantee, provides the first comprehensive assessment of disappearances at the state and local levels across Mexico. Read More
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Pursuing Justice for Forced Disappearances in Mexico

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has taken its first case concerning forced disappearances in Mexico, due in part to efforts by MacArthur grantee Centro de Derechos Humanos de las Mujeres. Read More
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Perspectives on Justice in Mexico

The 2016 report from Justice in Mexico’s Justiciabarometro initiative provides an analysis of the demographics and perspectives of Mexico’s justice system professionals, including judges, prosecutors, and defenders. Read More