In English. Contains video documentaries on border life, border culture and border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico.
Archived Web Resources
Border Stories: a mosaic documentary [United States, Mexico]
Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos / The Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights
In Spanish and some English. The Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos was founded during the 1980s as a non-governmental organization that intervenes with legal measures in cases of human rights abuses and forced disappearances. The site is material rich, with photos videos and podcasts available. It includes detailed information on a variety of cases.
Las Libres: Centro Las Libres de Información en Salud Sexual, Región Centro / Center Las Libres for Information on Sexual Health, Central Region [Mexico]
In Spanish and English. Las Libres is a non-governmental organization based in Guanajuato, Mexico. In 2000, Las Libres formed in response to the state government's attempt to ban abortion for rape victims, the only legal reason a woman may seek an abortion. The bill was not passed and now Las Libres conducts legislative monitoring as well as training youth in the community to become leaders and teachers in sexual health education. Site contains news articles and information on the organization's work.
Red National de organismos Civiles de Derechos Humanos [Mexico]
In Spanish. Website serves as a collaborative meeting space for human rights organizations across Mexico.