Case Study

Children’s Right to Early Education in the City of Buenos Aires: A Case Study on ACIJ’s Class Action

By Fernando Basch (University of Buenos Aires/University of Palermo).

Through a complex litigation strategy that involved “freedom of information” requests, budget analysis, and media dissemination, the Civil Association for Equality and Justice (Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia, or ACIJ) pressured the formerly reluctant government of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to acknowledge a legitimate unsatisfied claim related to school vacancies for initial-level education and commit to making significant policy changes. This case study examines the ACIJ campaign and draws lessons for civil society engagement in public finance processes.

The full version, short summary, and one page summary of this case study are available in English.  Summaries are also available in:


LP case study ACIJ.pdf

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LP case study ACIJ summary.pdf

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LP Case Study ACIJ Summary_Chinese.pdf

pdf, 0.11 MB

LP Case Study ACIJ Summary_French.pdf

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LP case study ACIJ one page summary.pdf

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ACIJ short case study_SPANISH final.pdf

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LP case study ACIJ summary ar.pdf

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