Equis Justicia para las Mujeres

For Promotion Of Women’s Human Rights In Mexico Through Transparency In The Justice System

Overview
This grant will enable the organization to consolidate its work on transparency and accountability as part of a broader effort to demand a more responsive justice system for women in Mexico. The project will strengthen the use of social audits, access to information requests, monitoring judicial sentences, and budgetary analysis to hold Mexico’s judges, public prosecutors, clerks, police officers, defense attorneys, and other justice providers accountable to the country’s international human rights and gender equality commitments.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.equis.org.mx 
Address
Tabasco 689, int 3Col. RomaDelegación Cuahtémoc
México, DF 06700 Mexico
Grants to this Grantee
for promotion of women’s human rights in Mexico through transparency in the justice system  
This grant will allow Equis Justicia para las Mujeres (Equis) to monitor and document the state of transparency in the judiciary of 32 state tribunals. The project will consolidate the alliance on state monitoring of the judiciary; strengthen the capacity of local organizations to carry out this monitoring; and provide technical assistance to state courts. Equis will consolidate and expand the national observatory of Women’s Justice Centers. It will also disseminate the transparency toolkit with feminist organizations in Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia, and translate this toolkit and pilot dissemination in Africa and Asia.

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