A new Pathfinders series blogs about legal empowerment and the most important justice problems around the world.
The International Development Law Organization (“IDLO“) makes legal empowerment central to its work. Its ‘bottom up’ approach aims to equip people with the knowledge, confidence and skills they need to realize their rights. Legal Empowerment Strengthens Rights for Girls and Young Women From 2016-2018 IDLO worked with girls and young women in Tanzania and Uganada […]
Namati will invest $45 million USD to accelerate justice around the world. It will work in close partnership with members of its network to take on three urgent issues – health justice, land and environmental justice, and citizenship justice – in six countries: Kenya, India, Myanmar, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, and the United States. Namati’s Global […]
Legal Empowerment and Access to Justice Stephen Golub has had a huge influence on modern thinking about legal empowerment and access to justice. The Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor noted that his thinking about the need to provide the poor with concrete mechanisms to claim their rights and alleviate their poverty made him […]