Thematic Reports / Studies
- Juvenile Justice and Human Rights in the Americas (2011)
Report on Immigration in the United States: Detention and Due Process (2011)
III. Relevant International Standards on the Human Rights of Immigrants
C. The right to humane treatment during detention
9. Adherence to UN Principles for the detention of unaccompanied children
IV. THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION'S OBSERVATIONS AND CONCERNS REGARDING IMMIGRATION DETENTION, DETENTION CONDITIONS AND THE EFFECT ON DUE PROCESS
C. Detention of families and children
1. Immigrant families
2. Unaccompanied children
D. Impact of detentions on immigrants´ due process
6. Due process for vulnerable groups
a. Unaccompanied children
b. Immigrant detainees with mental disabilities
V. FINAL CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
E. Recommendations on families and unaccompanied children
- Report On Citizen Security And Human Rights - 2009
III. Citizen Security in the Americas, See paragraphs 26, 29 and 34.
IV. Citizen Security and Human Rights
B. The characteristics of public policy on citizen security, See paragraphs 56, 60, 69, 83 and 87 to
V. Rights at Stake in Public Policy on Citizen Security
A. Right to life, See paragraphs 109 and 110
B. Right to the security of one’s person, See paragraphs 121, 124, 125 and 130
C. Right to personal liberty and security, See paragraphs 135, 138, 140, 148, 150, 152 and 153.
D. Right to a fair trial and to judicial protection, See paragraph 168.
E. Right to privacy and to have one’s honor respected and dignity recognized, See paragraphs 169
F. Right to freedom of expression, See paragraphs 182 and 186.
VI. Conclusions, See paragraphs 218 and 219
VII. Recommendations, See paragraphs 5, 9(f), 14(a), 15(c) y 18(b).
- Captive Communities: The situation of the Guarani Indigenous People and contemporary forms of slavery in the Bolivian Chaco - 2009
A. Background and issues to develop, See paragraph 15.
E. Brief introduction on indigenous peoples in Bolivia, See paragraph 37.
III. International Legal Framework: The State's Obligations to Eradicate Contemporary Forms of Slavery and Protect the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
B. International Standards
1. The prohibition on contemporary forms of slavery, See paragraphs 57, 59 and 62.
IV. The Guaraní People and the Situation of the Captive Communities in the Bolivian Chaco
C. Situation of women and children in the captive communities
VI. Conclusions and Recommendations, See recommendations 5 and 8, under subtitle “Recommendations to prevent, investigate, and punish contemporary forms of slavery in the Bolivian Chaco”
- Report on Corporal Punishment and Human Rights of Children and Adolescents - 2009
- Preliminary observations of the IACHR after the visit of the Rapporteurship on the Rights of Afro-descendants and against Racial Discrimination to the Republic of Colombia - 2009
III. Principal Concerns With Respect To the Situation of Afro-Descendants in Colombia
A. Poverty and exclusion of the Afro-Colombian population, See paragraphs 36 to 38.
B. Effects of the armed conflict on the Afro-Colombian population
1. The impact of violence on the Afro-Colombian population, See paragraphs 69 to 71.
2. The impact of forced displacement on the Afro-Colombian population, See paragraph 89.
IV. Conclusions And Recommendations, See paragraph 127(1).
- Report on the Rights of Women in Chile: Equality in the Family, Labor and Political Spheres - 2009
- The Rights of the Child in the Inter-American Human Rights System (Second Edition) - 2008
- Principal guidelines for a comprehensive reparations policy - 2008, See paragraph 16.
- Access to Justice as a Guarantee of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights. A Review of the Standards Adopted by the Inter-American System Of Human Rights - 2007 (Only available in PDF format)
III. Administrative Due Process and Assurance of Social Rights
A. Effectiveness of Due Process in Administrative Proceedings
B. Limits of the Discretionary Authority of the State, See paragraphs 130 to 133.
C. Elements that Comprise Due Process of Law in Administrative Proceedings
6. The Right to Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions, See paragraph 166.
V. The Substance of the Right to Effective Judicial Protection against Violation of Social Rights
3. The Right to Effective Judicial Protection against Individual Violations in the Area of Social Rights, See paragraph 289.
- Access to Justice for Women Victims of Violence in the Americas - 2007
B. The report’s legal framework: International provisions and standards that apply to the right of women to access adequate and effective remedies when they are victims of violence
3. Violence and discrimination
a. The duty to amend discriminatory norms, practices andpolicies, See paragraph 90.
II. Inadequacies In The Judicial Response To Cases Of Violence Against Women: Obstacles To The Fulfillment Of The Obligation To Practice Due Diligence And Combat Impunity
A. Administration of justice: inefficacy and impunity in cases involving violence against women
2. Flaws in the prosecution and punishment of cases involvingviolence against women, See
paragraph 150 and 158.
III. Public Efforts to Comply With the Due Diligence Obligation in Response to Acts of Violence against Women
A. Efforts in the administration of justice sector, See paragraphs 245 and 246.
- Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas - 2006
VIII. The States' Responses on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders
B. Protection from the State, See paragraphs 291, 295, 298 and 300.
- Violence and Discrimination Against Women in the Armed Conflict in Colombia - 2006
III. Manifestations of Violence against Women Aggravated By the Armed Conflict
C. Forced and voluntary recruitment of women and girls
D. The imposition of rules of conduct over women and girls
- Informe de Progreso de la Relatoría Especial sobre Trabajadores Migratorios y Miembros de sus Familias – 2005
IV. Jurisprudencia Desarrollada por el Sistema Interamericano en Relación con los Trabajadores Migratorios y los Miembros de sus Familias
Derecho a la nacionalidad, al reconocimiento de la personalidad jurídica, a la igualdad ante la ley, a las garantías judiciales, a la protección judicial y derechos del niño, Ver párrafos 73 a 93, bajo el subtitulo “Caso de las niñas Dilcia Yean y Violeta Bosico vs. República Dominicana”.
- Report on Terrorism and Human Rights - 2002
III. Norms and Principles of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Applicable In Terrorist Situations
A. Right to Life
2. International Humanitarian Law, See paragraph 104.
C. Right to Humane Treatment
1. International Human Rights Law, See paragraph 169 to 173.
2. International Humanitarian Law, See paragraph 194, 195 and 198.
- The situation of the rights of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: the right to be free from violence and discrimination - 2003
- The Human Rights Situation of Indigenous People in the Americas - 2000
II. Preparatory Documents for the Draft American Declaration of the Indigenous Peoples
5. Report on the first round of consultations concerning the future inter-American legal instrument on indigenous rights, See part “15. Rights of the child”.
III. Doctrine and Jurisprudence of the IACHR on Indigenous Rights
4. Discriminatory military recruitment of indigenous men, in violation of the rights to personal liberty, protection of human dignity, and freedom of movement