Projects in Mexico
Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Montana Tlachinollan
Sustainable Indigenous Territorial Management
To develop sustainable land management practices for indigenous people by strengthening advocacy skills, increasing agro-ecological production, and protecting natural water sources.
Centro De Derechos Indígenas Flor y Canto, A.C. (Flor y Canto)
Water Rights and Management in Agricultural Communities
To protect equal access to water by providing legal defense for farmer cooperatives, designing sustainable management systems for communal sources of water, and strengthening local and national alliances.
Centro para los Derechos de la Mujer, Naaxwiin
Indigenous Women's Rights and Violence Prevention
To prevent sexual and gender-based violence and to promote women's political participation by providing culturally appropriate services to rural indigenous women experiencing violence, and advocating to the state for better indigenous women's rights policies.
Colectivo Oaxaqueno en Defensa del Territorio (CODT)
Defending Territorial and Resource Rights in Oaxaca
To demand corporate and government accountability for threats to local land and resources rights by designing advocacy campaigns and collective actions, engaging in community organizing and alliance building, and pursuing research, documentation and legal defense.
Water and Energy Popular Education School
To advance food sovereignty and sustainable management of water and energy by training community members in agro-ecology techniques, food sovereignty, and sustainable use and production of energy and water; and supporting a network of rural peasant families.
Proyecto de Derechos Economicos, Sociales y Culturales A.C. (PRODESC)
Transnational Corporate and Governmental Accountability of Companies that Violate Human Rights and the Right of Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Communities
To ensure corporate and government accountability by providing technical assistance to the national mining union to increase union democracy, ensuring responsible wind energy development, building innovative transnational strategies among labor rights activists, and ensuring safety and security of labor rights organizations.
Servicios del Pueblo Mixe, A.C.
Strengthening Natural Resource Rights Work
To protect rights to land and natural resources of Ayuuk indigenous people by raising awareness on indigenous collective rights violations, strengthening the organization's natural resource rights advocacy strategies, and developing community-based strategies for land sustainable management.
Teatro Cabaret Reinas Chulas A.C. (Las Reinas Chulas)
Political Cabaret-Theatre: Promoting Political Debate, Critical Thinking and Solutions for Human Rights Violations
To advocate for cultural policies to include human rights and gender equity by engaging in dialogue with key decision makers; performing public cabaret theater on current political issues; and implementing a gender equity training strategy with women actresses and radio programs.
Union de Organizaciones de la Sierra Juarez, Oaxaca (UNOSJO)
Curriculum Development on Indigenous History and Land Rights
To educate indigenous communities in Oaxaca, Mexico about their land and natural resource rights through the development of community radio programming.
Unión de Comunidades Indígenas de la Zona Norte del Istmo (UCIZONI)
Promotion of Indigenous Rights and Culture
To provide technical training for small producers and to provide education, awareness and legal support to promote the rights of indigenous people to territory and natural resources in the southern part of Mexico.