Child Welfare Systems

Familiarize yourself with the Central American and Mexican institutions involved in child protection services, their functions, and relevant legislation. 

Child Detention Crisis Initiative
 
Child Welfare and
Protections in Guatemala
Presented by Aroldo Palacios

JUNE 19, 2020
HUEHUETENANGO

About the Presenter

Aroldo Palacios, is a lawyer and notary, originally from Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Mr. Palacios worked as a Human Rights Defender for the Social Ministry, Diocese of Huehuetenango for twelve years. Currently, Mr. Palacios is in private practice and is also a professor of labor law at the Rafael Landívar University. Mr. Palacios has been an active member of Justice in Motion’s Defender Network since 2011.

 
Honduran Legal Framework
for the Protection of Minors
Presented by Javier Eduardo García Mejía

JUNE 29, 2020
TEGUCIGALPA

About the Presenter

Javier García is a full-time professor at the Universidad Tecnológica de Honduras, School of Law. He is also in private practice and works on civil and commercial matters, labor and family law, and administrative litigation on both the state and federal levels.

Protection and Care Protocols
for Children in El Salvador
Presented by Diego Armando Cáceres Urquilla

JULY 31, 2020
SAN SALVADOR

About the Presenter

Diego Cáceres is an attorney with a specialization in criminal law. Mr. Cáceres has been working for the organization, Salvadoran Women de La Paz since 2015, attending to the organization’s legal needs and defending the rights of those seeking the organization's services. Mr. Cáceres has experience in family, civil, and criminal law, among others areas of law.

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