Opinion

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has spoken about gender identity and non-discrimination against same-sex couples. Would States listen?

By on 16th January 2018

* This blog post was originally published on the PluriCourts Blog. On January 9th 2018, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) released an Advisory Opinion, requested by Costa Rica in 2016, recognizing important features of the right to gender identity and non-discrimination against same-sex couples. In summary, the IACtHR was asked to provide clarification […]

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Research

Let’s defend democracy!!… but which one? And against whom?

By on 13th December 2016

Since the early 1990s, Latin American political elites have enthusiastically embraced the values and practices of democracy. At the international level this enthusiasm was translated into collective commitments to defend democracy against its enemies, through specific instruments added to the legal frameworks of the regional organizations existent in the region. The tendency has continued in […]

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