Permanent Bureau of the Human Rights Ombudsman's Office on the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Intersexual People
The Permanent Bureau of the Human Rights Ombudsman's Office on the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Intersexual People seeks to ensure LGBT rights. The Bureau analyzes the situation of the LGBT population in El Salvador, establishes and implements awareness-raising processes for officials responsible for administering justice, and collaborates in the drafting of a law to eradicate all forms of discrimination. It is made up with representatives from 16 organizations working on related issues. Among the activities and most outstanding achievements are the revision of the technical guidelines of citizen participation in the Ministry of Health, the organization of the Conference on LGBT Population, the elaboration of agreements between the Secretariat of Social Inclusion and the Salvadoran Institute for the Development of Women, as well as filing appeals of unconstitutionality.
Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?
Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?
Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?
Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?
Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?
Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?
- only backed by a governmental program or policy
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- citizens civil society
- democratic innovation yields no decision