Chief Executive Yasmin Batliwala is delighted to have been invited to sit on a newly established panel to ‘promote and coordinate’ lawyers’ voluntary efforts.
A4ID held an event for UK-based development organisations with lawyers from Belgium, Germany, Spain, Ireland and the UK to discuss options for those considering registering elsewhere in preparation for Brexit.
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goal to “end poverty in all its forms everywhere” understands that poverty is a result of many different factors.
A4ID explains why 2014’s Day of the Endangered Lawyer focusses on Colombia.
In her second guest post on understanding development definitions and statistics, Aderonke Gbadamosi reviews the internationally recognised measures of inequality.
Aderonke Gbadamosi compares different measures of development used by international institutions to answer the question ‘what does it mean to be a developing country?’
“I want to tell the world that we need peace – stop the war. We need to make sure children and women are protected. People who rape need to be arrested.” – Félicité, aged 13, who was raped in DRC.
The reciprocal relationship between development and realising human rights is perhaps nowhere better exemplified than by women’s rights.
Solomon Sacco is a Zimbabwean lawyer who works for Interights, a human rights litigation centre litigating on human rights cases. They take cases on economic, social and cultural rights (particularly rights to health and education), security and rule of law, and equality.
Having spent two weeks in the Lioness Mountains, Peter Smith turns the spotlight onto the developing justice system he encountered there.