WCL Impact Litigation Project/Proyecto de Litigio de Alto Impacto

WCL Impact Litigation Project/Proyecto de Litigio de Alto Impacto The Washington College of Law's Impact Litigation Project promotes the rule of law and democracy in Latin America. El Proyecto de Litigio de Alto Impacto de WCL busca promover el estado de derecho y la democracia en las Américas, a través del litigio de casos de alto impacto.
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Nuestra misión es: - Desarrollar estrategias de litigio estratégico para extender su distribución a los abogados de derechos humanos que buscan promover la jurisprudencia internacional de derechos humanos. - Crear una red formal de contacto con las universidades y organizaciones no gubernamentales comprometidas con la promoción de los derechos humanos, el trabajo del proyecto y con esfuerzos similares. http://wcl.american.edu/ilp/ http://ilpwcl.american.edu/

Mission: To develop impact litigation strategies for widespread distribution to human rights advocates, seeking to advance international human rights jurisprudence. To create a formal network of universities and non-governmental organizations committed to promoting human rights, the work of the Project and similar efforts.

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After a young woman sues for getting a scar in surgery, the State Ministry of Health responds with the argument that she...
04/10/2015
After young women sues for surgical scar, the Ministry of Health says, “All that bothers her is...

After a young woman sues for getting a scar in surgery, the State Ministry of Health responds with the argument that she hasn't suffered, she only wants to wear a thong.

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I was browsing online news when a rather interesting article, published in Haaretz, caught my eye. Perhaps it was because of the way the title was framed or maybe it was due to my "heightened" femi...

04/10/2015
#AllFamilies

Check out our new slideshow video from the event! #AllFamilies

https://youtu.be/WFbhZWbsL7o

A photo slideshow from the "Children's Rights in LGBT Families in Latin America" Event hosted at American University's Washington College of Law on April 8, ...

We’ve taken the small steps. It’s time for the big ones. Let’s make equal rights for #allfamilies
04/09/2015

We’ve taken the small steps. It’s time for the big ones. Let’s make equal rights for #allfamilies

Thanks to everyone for coming out to the panel discussion today! Let's keep working to support #Allfamilies
04/08/2015

Thanks to everyone for coming out to the panel discussion today! Let's keep working to support #Allfamilies

04/07/2015
What is Family?

The Children's Rights in LGBT Families in Latin America Panel is tomorrow at noon. Here is a little sneak peak of what's to come. Also, check out our new YouTube page!

https://youtu.be/rtKhSTNlfRo

Family is what you make it. #AllFamilies

03/18/2015

Check out our new logo -- and keep an eye out for our all-new website launching this week!

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03/18/2015

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03/18/2015

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Please sign and help us circulate a petition calling for the immediate release of WCL alumnus human rights attorney Thul...
06/16/2014
King Mswati III of Swaziland: Take action to immediately release Thulani Maseko and Bheki...


Please sign and help us circulate a petition calling for the immediate release of WCL alumnus human rights attorney Thulani Maseko and journalist Bheki Makhubu in Swaziland. They are being prosecuted for criminal contempt of court after publishing articles in the local press critical of the judiciary. For more information about the case go to www.wclcenterforhr.org for a comprehensive resource page. The trial will likely end in the next two weeks and we have a short window for international pressure. Your signature will help. PLEASE SHARE AND ENCOURAGE YOUR FRIENDS TO SIGN AND CIRCULATE THIS LINK WIDELY.

Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu have been arrested, detained and put on trial in Swaziland for exercising their fundamental human rights to freedom...

Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos
06/04/2014

Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

CIDH convoca a Estados Miembros a hacer posible la creación de la Relatoría Especial sobre Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales realizando contribuciones financieras. La Comisión Interamericana ha decidido crear esta Relatoría Especial, pero no dispone de la financiación para implementar esta decisión. El objetivo es conseguir los fondos que permitan crearla para fines del año próximo. Colabore compartiendo este enlace:http://www.oas.org/es/cidh/docs/pdfs/Ficha-Informativa-3.pdf

04/28/2014

On Thursday 24th, ILP filed Amicus Curiae at the Colombian Constitutional Court in support of two cases on equal access to marriage for same sex couples./ El jueves 24, ILP presentó un Amicus Curiae ante la Corte Constitucional Colombiana en apoyo a dos casos sobre acceso igualitario al matrimonio para parejas del mismo sexo.

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04/13/2014

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04/11/2014

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04/08/2014

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