WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas

Our programs tackle problems that transcend borders and demand true international solutions

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

South America

WOLA has a long history of working on South America. WOLA’s commitment to analysis and advocacy that promotes human rights, social justice, and...

Central America

The brutal civil war conflicts of the 1980s are over but violence is rising from other sources in Central America. Democratic institutions remain...

Colombia

Colombia has suffered the longest internal armed conflict in the region. Even as peace negotiations proceed, human rights abuses and mass...

Mexico

WOLA’s work on Mexico looks behind today’s headline stories of drug violence and immigration. Our years of experience with in-country partners...

Cuba

A new era in United States and Cuba relations has begun. The process of normalization represents an historic shift that will be complex and take...

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