Tania Espinosa Sánchez , 2013

Tania Espinosa Sánchez is a Mexican human rights lawyer and politician.  She received her bachelor of laws from Universidad Iberoamericana.  She has also attended executive education programs at the Centro De Investigación Y Docencia Económica (CIDE), the Institute Of Judicial Investigation at Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México (IIJ-UNAM), Utrecht University in the Netherlands, and American University Washington College of Law.

During the July 1, 2012 elections in Mexico, she was candidate for local deputy in Mexico City representing the National Action Party (PAN).  Her work experience includes working as Deputy Director in the Human Rights Office of the Ministry of Interior and in the National Council for the Prevention of Discrimination (CONAPRED). 

Tania has published articles about applicability of the Belém do Pará Convention: jurisprudential development in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and about the situation of people with disabilities before the health insurance companies in Mexico:  the right to health and non-discrimination.

In the field of civil society she interned in the Foundation for Research and Investigation for Women in Argentina.  Also, she worked in Al Consumidor, A.C. in Mexico City.

Her extracurricular activities include teaching at the IIJ-UNAM and teacher assistance at the Escuela Libre de Derecho.  Furthermore, she was editorial advisor of the justice section of Reforma newspaper.


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