Mexico in the Headlines
Mexico Press Releases
Hurricane and Tropical Storm Relief
Delivered cleanup and reconstruction supplies to 100 flood-affected families in the state of Veracruz with support from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd in the aftermath of Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel.
Merck for Mothers Global Giving Program
PADF is bringing together stakeholders to collaboratively develop an electronic policy handbook that can serve as a foundation to inform national and regional strategies and policies to reduce maternal mortality.
Mexico Without Child Labor
México Sin Trabajo Infantil is an innovative communication campaign aimed at eradicating child labor in Mexico by sensitizing the public about the issue, engaging them to find solutions to the problem, and encouraging them to take concrete actions through timely and effective actions.
The Multisectoral Alliance to Reduce Human Trafficking
PADF implemented an initiative to support the Mexican government, civil society, and the private sector in their efforts to raise awareness and support prevention of trafficking in persons.
Reducing Youth Attrition
By encouraging youth from at-risk communities to stay in school, the program sought to prevent them from engaging in high-risk behaviors, such as drug use and violence, and from entering the workforce early and later becoming victims of human trafficking.
PADF in Mexico
PADF works in partnership with the Mexican government, civil society, and the private sector to create an Alliance that prevents the forced labor of youth and encourages them to stay in school. In addition, PADF is collaborating with the Merck for Mothers Program to improve health data collection regarding maternal mortality. PADF has also developed and promoted a Multi-Sector Alliance to support the Government of Mexico’s efforts against Trafficking in Persons. The program has strengthened the capacity of Mexican civil society organizations to prevent trafficking, and increased public awareness through a successful strategic communications campaign, “Tu Voz”.