NGOs and Human Rights

Mariclaire Acosta

in The Oxford Handbook of Mexican Politics

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780195377385
Published online May 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 NGOs and Human Rights

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This article discusses human rights in Mexico, particularly in light of the country's transition to a democratic regime. It describes the impact of this transition on a country that has forever been plagued with various degrees of insecurity and violence. It also highlights the challenges and opportunities that are offered by the human rights movement, especially the human rights non-government organizations (NGOs).

Keywords: human rights; democratic regime; insecurity; violence; human rights movement; non-government organizations

Article.  11714 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Comparative Politics ; Regional Political Studies

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