Sahar Maranlou discusses her new book and covers Islamic concepts of access to justice & the first survey of its kind on women’s perceptions of access to justice in Iran.
Learn why transitional justice and rule of law in post-conflict countries are an ’empty concept’ if they don’t incorporate the psychosocial needs of its population into their programs.
Learn about the challenges refugees seek justice for, how witness protection and interpretation services are provided, and recommendations for the future!
Learn how prisoners are being trained as paralegals to provide access to justice to others in prison.
Learn why the rule of law sector needs to focus more on incorporating ethnic minorities and indigenous groups into their programs and what the long-term implications of not doing so are.
Interview with Donny Meertens on Women’s Land Rights & Youth Views on Transitional Justice in Colombia
Read how women mobilized around land rights, why single women are excluded from land restitution processes & the different views between women & youth on transitional justice!
Learn How the Moroccan Diaspora Has Been Getting Involved in Constitutional Reform
Interview with Lisa Denney on Donor Engagement with Informal Actors in the Justice & Security Sector
Learn why donors in the justice and security sector struggle to engage with customary officials and why informal actors may be more adaptable to change than the state.
Learn what Wade had to say on future trends in the rule of law sector, how to publicize lessons learned, and USAID’s biggest challenges in re-defining rule of law work.
Read what Dr. Gowrinathan had to say on barriers to reporting sexual violence and what institutions and tools would be helpful to combating it.
Check out Felicia’s thoughts on working with young people, traditional leaders, and religious institutions on children’s rights. You can also learn what international training is needed now more than ever!
Check out what Ndumba had to say on effective media strategies for the public and youth, how to incorporate restorative justice in juvenile courts, and the potential for international projects to undermine local initiatives.
With an illiteracy rate of over 70% among women in Sierra Leone, learn how The 50/50 Group made new laws for women more accessible.
This anthropologist studied how Liberians interacted with the justice system and explains why more anthropologists are needed in the rule of law sector.
Read about the latest changes in Egypt, how being part of the Diaspora has helped advance rule of law and democracy, and how the international community should alter its approach.
Check out what James Cooper had to say on his experience helping South America transition to an adversarial system while still balancing indigenous forms of justice.
Read what this lawyer had to say on youth, informal justice systems, and rule of law programming by the international community.
Check out what Ruth Sebatindira had to say on the traditional justice system, battling corruption, and changing the public perception of lawyers in Uganda.
Read what this pioneer had to say on the challenges for female lawyers in Uganda, the critical role of technology, and what the international community could do differently.