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Learn what a panel of youth experts had to say on the current state of rule of law programs for young people
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Illiteracy, one-off training’s, outdated police codes, and foreign trainers. These are just a few examples experts have identified as barriers to effective police reform in developing and post-conflict countries.
In Sierra Leone, informal compacts or ‘bylaws’ created among community members has allowed them to design, implement, and enforce their own mechanisms to improve health care needs.
Check out which institutions and actors within the justice sector are often forgotten or ignored in rule of law projects.
A new IDLO study on Access to Justice explores challenges and solutions for women in Asia and Africa.
In Zambia, an innovative project enables paralegals trained in the formal court system to help local tribal courts with incoming cases.