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The Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Cults of Ecuador is the State portfolio in charge of justice in Ecuador. It was created on November 15, 2007 during the presidency of Rafael Correa. The Ministry was created in view of the need for a "coordinated and joint work of all justice operators, whose objective is to optimize the plans and projects of the judicial function, the Public Ministry, the Social Rehabilitation Directorate and other institutions related to the justice system." Its purpose, according to its official site, having achieved "the full observance of human rights" by 2017.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Nuevo Ministerio de Justicia sería dirigido por Gustavo Jalkh" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  2. ^ CJ. "Consejo de la Judicatura | Ab. Néstor Arbito". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  3. ^ "MINISTRA DE JUSTICIA DEL ECUADOR RECIBE EL INFORME FINAL DEL EPU EN GINEBRA – Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Movilidad Humana". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  4. ^ Hora, Diario La. "Lenin Lara, nuevo ministro de Justicia - La Hora". La Hora Noticias de Ecuador, sus provincias y el mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  5. ^ "Ledy Zúñiga Rocha es la primera mujer en presidir la Secretaría Técnica de Drogas | Secretaría Técnica de Prevención Integral de Drogas". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  6. ^ "Ledy Zúñiga Rocha. Secretaria Técnica de Prevención Integral de Drogas (SETED), Ecuador | COPOLAD". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  7. ^ "Perfil de la nueva Ministra de Justicia, Derechos Humanos y Cultos – Ministerio de Justicia, Derechos Humanos y Cultos | Ecuador". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-06-28.