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Contributor Alex Honjiyo

Alex Honjiyo was an associate in Chemonics’ Latin America and the Caribbean Division and a member of the Democracy and Governance Practice.

by Alex Honjiyo

Close to Home: Everyday Human Rights in Latin America

On December 10, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a bold manifesto: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document enshrined a series of principles that would be the birthright of every human on Earth and would change the way our global society thinks about human interaction. In the years since the…