The Law to reduce poverty and as a gateway to open opportunities

The law has worked in the case of Colombia‘s waste pickers, especially as a means to reduce poverty and as a gateway to open opportunities to favour the waste picking community. (…) This was stated in a July 2011 presentation at a CiViSOL Seminar in Colombia by Adriana Ruiz Restrepo, a lawyer who has performed as a legal advisor to waste pickers in the last several years. Her work, combined with the organizational empowerment of ARB, forged the remarkable legal victories summarized in the article.