The Commission provides recourse to individuals who have suffered violations of their rights and works with states to help strengthen the laws and institutions that provide human rights protections.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights is an autonomous judicial institution whose purpose is the application and interpretation of the American Convention on Human Rights.

This is the principal forum for generating hemispheric policy to advance women's rights and gender equality.
This is the OAS organization charged with developing activities that contribute to the protection of children and to the improvement of their quality of life.
The main purpose of the III is to compile scientific research, legislation, historical archives and other documents related to indigenous populations in the hemisphere.
This is a center for teaching, research and promotion of human rights whose mission is to promote and strengthen respect for the principles set out in the American Convention on Human Rights.