CENTRO MUJERES documenting respect,
exercise and violations of human rights
By MONICA JASIS, MD. M.P.H.
Co-Director
Human Rights and Documentation Conference. Columbia University,
New York, October 5th, 2007
CENTRO MUJERES
Insufficient Quality of health care in
public health services for people in need,
especially for women and girls
Lack of services/programs for seasonal
migrant communities
Lack of trained personnel attending teens
and youth
No emergency contraception in P.H. clinics
Seasonal Migrants:
Lack of access to:
education, health programs, decent
housing, the justice system, fair wages, etc.
Youth:
Insufficient access to health programs,
to free condoms.
No access to emergency contraception.
Women: Lack of access to quality health care.
Lack of access to the justice system.
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the right to education
the right to health
the economic right to have a fair salary
the right to a life free of violence
the right to health
the right to live in a clean and safe
environment
Project: “Calidad de vida de jornaleros migrantes en BCS”
2006-07. © Centro Mujeres A.C.
 Public
awareness within the
migrant communities
 Advocacy with policy makers
and corporations in BCS
Project: “Calidad de vida de jornaleros migrantes en BCS”
2006-07. © Centro Mujeres A.C.

Model
3 components
- 11 items
related to human rights
Needs assessment
in migrant camps
Source: primary. SURVEY
Press monitoring
Source: secondary. PRESS
CLIPPINGS
Qualitative
Interviews with key players
Source: primary. TAPES + DOCS.
Project: “Calidad de vida de jornaleros migrantes en BCS” 2006-07.
© Centro Mujeres A.C.
CASE STUDY ON MIGRANT AGRICULTURAL
COMMUNITY
Use of Contraceptives by Women
USO DE MÉTODOS ANTICONCEPTIVOS
n=127
50%
45%
40%
35%
30%
25%
20%
15%
10%
5%
0%
18%
23
SALPINGO
48%
61
16%
20
NO USA
DIU
9%
11
5%
7
4%
5
PASTILLAS
CONDON
NO TIENE
VIDA
SEXUAL
ACTIVA
Source: Centro Mujeres A.C., Survey.
Project: “Calidad de vida de jornaleros migrantes en BCS” 2006-2007
CASE STUDY ON MIGRANT AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY
WORKING WITH PESTICIDES
What substances do you use in your work?
QUÉ SUSTANCIAS UTILIZA EN SU TRABAJO?
N=253
180
160
140
120
100
80
60
40
20
0
64%
162
12.3%
31
Liquido /
fertilizante
15.8%
40
7.9%
20
No saben como
se llama/ no los
conoce
No aplica
sustancias
Nombre del
liquido
Source: Centro Mujeres A.C., Survey.
Project: “Calidad de vida de jornaleros migrantes en BCS” 2006-2007
NOTAS PERIODÍSTICAS NACIONALES
ENERO- ABRIL 2007
100%
90%
80%
70%
1
1
2
1
1
1
3
Empresas agroindustriales
2
Derechos humanos
60%
Migración
5
50%
40%
7
2
3
10%
Trabajo digno
Vida sin violencia
Medio ambiente
30%
20%
Reformas gubernamentales
1
1
1
1
1
1
Marzo
Abril
1
1
1
0%
Enero
Febrero
Educación
Vivienda digna
Salud
Sources: “La Jornada “ & “El Universal”, national newspapers.
Mexico City, Jan-April 2007. Project: “Calidad de vida de jornaleros
migrantes en BCS” 2006-07. © Centro Mujeres A.C.
NOTAS PERIODÍSTICAS LOCALES 2006
100%
1
1
1
90%
80%
1
2
2
1
1
1
7
50%
2
3
4
40%
30%
1
20%
2
10%
2
1
2
2
1
1
1
Reformas gubernamentales
1
Empresas agroindustriales
3
Derechos humanos
1
Migración
6
8
11
12
7
1
1
2
Trabajo digno
Vida sin violencia
Ambiente
3
2
1
3
2
1
9
1
4
1
Educación
4
2
1
3
2
2
1
Vivienda digna
1
Salud
Fe
En
er
o
0%
4
1
1
br
er
o
M
ar
zo
Ab
ril
M
ay
o
Ju
nio
Ju
lio
Ag
os
Se
to
pt
iem
br
e
Oc
tu
br
No
vie e
m
br
Di
cie e
m
br
e
1
1
3
1
1
1
2
4
1
60%
1
3
2
1
70%
1
Sources: “La Tribuna”, “El Sudcaliforniano ‘& “El Peninsular,” B.C.S.,
Jan-Dec, 2007. Project: “Calidad de vida de jornaleros migrantes en BCS”
2006-07. © Centro Mujeres A.C.
FOR ADVOCACY
 Formal Research Report
 Fact Sheets for decision-makers
 Formal petitions to corporations and
to the National Human Rights Ombudsman
 Promotional Materials for Awareness Campaigns
Project: “Calidad de vida de jornaleros migrantes en BCS”
2006-07. © Centro Mujeres A.C.
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