WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas


WOLA’s work on Mexico focuses on some of the most important challenges facing the country today. Our years of experience with Mexican partners gives us unique expertise to address the way the historic weakness of Mexico’s public security and judicial institutions contribute to today’s problems.

WOLA works with our partners to increase governmental accountability and put forward innovative policy proposals to strengthen the rule of law. We monitor U.S. security assistance to Mexico, seeking to steer funding priorities toward reform for an effective legal system, police that citizens can trust, and law enforcement officers who are held responsible for their actions. WOLA provides support to Mexican organizations seeking justice for victims of human rights violations.

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