Ana Paula Hernández is a sociologist who has worked for more than twelve years on human rights issues. She worked for six years at the Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Human Rights Center (Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez) in Mexico City, and for four years was the deputy director of the “Tlachinollan” Mountain Human Rights Center (Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Montaña “Tlachinollan”). She has been a consultant for the Mexican Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Ford Foundation, and the Open Society Institute, and for the last two years has been a consultant for the Angelica Foundation. She is the founder and a collaborator of the Collective for an Integrated Drug Policy (Colectivo por una Política Integral hacia las Drogas, CUPIHD).
Systems Overload: Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America - Background paper on Mexico (PDF)