A UN interagency effort produces a toolkit for women’s access to justice UN Women, UNHCR and OHCHR produced this toolkit in 2018. It aims to provide ‘practical guidance on how to address [barriers faced by women] across justice systems…
Nepal has an impressive history of using innovative tools to advance constitutional reform. During the early work on the constitution finally promulgated in 2015, there was innovative community outreach, much of which was driven through the Centre for Constitutional Dialogue in Kathmandu.
Roger Smith is an English lawyer with extensive experience in writing about legal aid and legal services. In cooperation with The Legal Education Foundation, he is developing a new website: Law, Technology and Access to Justice.
Where might prevails over right, does an intellectual framework grounded on ideas about rule of law and access to justice really help us in our work?
The UN has defined 12 Targets and 23 Indicators for SDG 16. You can check progress around the world on the SDG 16 Tracker.
Frontier, Myanmar’s English-language weekly magazine: “The police force, which is under the military-controlled Ministry of Home Affairs, currently has overbearing influence over government prosecutors and judges, who are currently unable to pursue cases and pass judgements without fear or worry”. Read more about the complex underpinnings of Myanmar’s justice system.
Rule of Law Defined Here’s what Rachel Kleinfeld says: “Definitions of the rule of law fall into two categories: (1) those that emphasize the ends that the rule of law is intended to serve within society (such as upholding law and order, or providing predictable and efficient judgments), and (2) those that highlight the institutional […]
EU sets judicial reform as a precondition to accession talks. Read about it here…
Justine Stefanelli from the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law casts a critical eye over the European Commission’s Blueprint for Action on the Rule of Law.