June 2022

Monthly Newsletter June 2022

This year’s Father’s Day at the Chihuahua Detention Center was unlike any other for some of the young fathers who live there. For Juan* it was his first Father’s Day ever. He was a young teenager when he had a baby with his girlfriend one-year before he was detained and subsequently taken into the detention […]


We delivered the donations from our campaign “No estxs solx” (You Are Not Alone) in Mexico City

As a result of our crowdfunding campaign “No estxs solx” (You Are Not Alone), 12 adolescents from Mexico City received an in-kind donation of personal hygiene items, which consisted of sanitary pads, panty liners, tampons, and heat patches to minimize menstrual pain and dignify their intimate care needs. They items delivered were: 997 sanitary pads […]


WEBINAR: Solitary confinement in youth detention facilities

16h Welcome 16.15h Reality context: Research findings. Moderator: • Khaled Quzmar, General Director DCI Palestine• Úrsula Ruiz Cabello, Partner of DCI Spain• Sarahí García, Director of operations JJI México• Verónica Mendieta, CCLP Partner of Stop Solitary for Kids 17.15h Questions and answers17.45h Towards abolition: Practical experiences.Moderator: Cédric Foussard (Coordinator of GlobalInitiative on Justice with children) […]

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WEBINAR: A human rights approach

16.00h Welcome by DCI Spain, GSIA and JJI Mexico16.15h Panel of experts. Moderator:Douglas Durán(Executive Director of ILANUD). • Juan E. Méndez, Former Special Rapporteur On TortureAnd Other Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment OrPunishment (UN) Video • Manfred Nowak, Former Special Rapporteur On TortureAnd Other Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment OrPunishment (UN) and Independent Expert for […]


We returned to our activities in CDMX

JJAI’s specialized team is resuming the Monitoring project at CEIPA in Mexico City, two years after the pandemic began, with the aid of the General Directorate of Specialized Attention for Adolescents (DGAEA). In April, a meeting was held with the team to determine follow-up dates and schedule activities. The Mobilize and Empower team delivered supplies […]


We continue to collaborate for better conditions for the youths of Durango State

Through law-based statistics regarding the use and duration of preventive internment, the good figures regarding the completion of measures in freedom and the benefits produced by the projects of the Mobilize and Empower team, regarding the conditions of detention, we now present our Annual Diagnosis of the State of Durango, which comprehends up to the […]

Vista al estado de Chiapas

Our visit to Chiapas State

In order to work more closely with the Chiapas authorities, our executive director, Douglas Keillor, and our national project director, Sarahi García, visited the state and had various activities during their stay. On Monday, April 4, we carried out the presentation of the Annual Diagnosis of the State of Chiapas, at the Chamber of Presidents […]