WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas

Our programs address the most daunting challenges facing the Americas

We provide a truly unique combination of research and advocacy, in close collaboration with our colleagues throughout the hemisphere.

Central America

Central America today is afflictedy unparalleled levels of violence and insecurity. Democratic institutions remain 
fragile and governments have...


After over half a century of fighting, Colombia has put an end to the longest internal armed conflict in the region. Yet even as the peace process...


WOLA’s work on Mexico focuses on some of the most important challenges facing the country today. Our years of experience with Mexican partners...


Over the past few years, the Cuban government has initiated a gradual but important process of reform. These changes include economic reforms aimed...

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