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Trayectorias. Revista de ciencias sociales de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

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RUIZ, José Fabián. Citizen Participation in the Expansion of Civil Rights in Nuevo Leon. The Case of Litiga Project. Trayectorias. Rev. de cienc. soc. de la Univ. Autónoma de Nuevo León [online]. 2018, vol.20, n.46, pp.42-65. ISSN 2007-1205.

The aim of this paper is to analyze the role played by a civil society organization in the process of extending civil rights in Nuevo Leon. The case chosen to analyze is Litiga, a project promoted by a civil society organization, Gender, Ethics and Sexual Health, A.C. (GESS, A.C.), in order to generate a change in the Civil Code of Nuevo Leon, to allow the same-sex marriage in the entity.

Keywords : Citizen participation; Civil rights; Same-sex marriage; Nuevo Leon.

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