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- DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013Strong national human rights institutions, an active regional human rights court, a human rights approach to budgeting and strategic litigation by civil society: these are just some of the innovative approaches Latin American countries are taking to improve human rights across the region.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013Indigenous and ethnic minorities are recognised under international law as a collective group with a shared identify and specific rights that governments should protect and guarantee via national frameworks and innovative public policies.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013In the face of persistent and systematic human rights violations, lawsuits are increasingly being brought before Latin American courts. Through cutting edge rulings, courts in the region have ordered the executive and legislative branches of government to allocate budgets and implement public policies that can effectively realise human rights.DocumentWomankind, 2015Reporting for Womankind Worldwide, Amelia Hopkins and Abigail Hunt assess in this article the progress that has been made since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) twenty years ago, and reflect on a lacklustre Political Declaration adopted at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59).DocumentAgency for Co-operation and Research in Development, 2014The Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD), has released a landmark publication that details the voices of African women and girls in the post Millennium Development Goals discussion. African women and girls at the Grassroots – their say on their world post 2015 is a representation of African women’s voices from the grassroots.DocumentUN Women, 2011What are the legal frameworks in place to ensure women’s rights and access to justice? How do these laws translate into equality in practice? What interventions are needed to make justice a reality rather than an aspiration for women? These are some of the questions considered in this first major UN Women report.