General Objective

CIDEHUM works for the full and effective protection of the Human Rights of migrants in vulnerable conditions, especially those who are vulnerable to discrimination, abuse and xenophobia. CIDEHUM’s work is mainly centered on unaccompanied migrant children, undocumented migrant women, refugees, and those who have been displaced.

Specific Objectives

  1. To support the process of training public institutions, NGOs, and migrant groups on the shared responsibility of all the actors involved in the migration process, from within an integral framework centered on Human Rights, gender equality, and especially the issues relating to migrant women and unaccompanied child and youth migrants.
  2. To contribute to the development of programs that prevent the violation of migrants’ rights in the migrants’ places of origin, transit and destination with the goal of preventing irregular border crossings. CIDEHUM provides studies that have been carried out on critical migration routes, and analyses of the mobility of migrants.
  3. To actively participate in inter-institutional networks, as well as public and private spaces, so as to positively influence the decision making processes, agreements, and the creation of public policies related to migration, refugees and forced displacement.
  4. To contribute to initiatives that support and assist migrants in highly vulnerable conditions and the organizations that work with them, by supporting and assisting from within a psychosocial and legal framework.
  5. To support concrete action taken to prevent illicit migrant and human trafficking, with a special emphasis on the situation of migrant women, and unaccompanied child and adolescent migrants.
  6. To continuously contribute to the official approval of international and national laws that protect Human Rights in all UN member countries, and in the Inter-American System for migrants, those who have been forcibly displaced, and refugees.
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