Sandra Araneda

International Day of Sexual and Reproductive Rights*

International Day of Sexual and Reproductive Rights is commemorated  each year on September 28. The date -which was established in 1990 in the context of the V Feminist Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean- was mainly focused on legal and social decriminalization of voluntary interruption of pregnancy. It is important to remember that sexual and reproductive rights have since been recognized in international instruments…

Sandra Araneda

New publication addresses key topics and lines of action for making criminal prosecution more efficient in the Americas

What is the reality of security and justice in Latin America and the Caribbean? How much does crime cost people? Can prosecutor’s offices and the police be more efficient? These are just some of the topics addressed in the new publication by the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and Universidad Alberto Hurtado entitled “Effective criminal prosecution and the rule of law: Challenges and…