Gender discrimination at work has recently been raised in the global public consciousness. From the #MeToo movement instigating Harvey Weinstein’s conviction earlier this year, to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic highlighting how women are disproportionately exposed to the virus due to their places of work. Within the legal sector, the Law Society of England and Wales […]
An overview of amicus curiae briefs for NGOs and experts. The courtroom has often been seen as the battleground for key turning points in social development. Public interest litigation cases, often supported by amicus curiae briefs, are crucial tools in holding powerful actors to account and setting valuable legal precedent. Case law, in most jurisdictions, allows the courts to […]
A4ID’s partners collaborate on legal research to promote the implementation and enforcement of legal bans on female genital mutilation (FGM) in four jurisdictions.
A4ID’s partners play a key role in the establishment of a global Ebola data platform to coordinate and improve the detection, diagnosis and treatment of Ebola Virus Disease.
Saturday 25 January 2020 saw the launch of A4ID’s Law and Development Training Programme with the opening module: ‘Harnessing the Law to Eradicate Poverty’.
A4ID partner, International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations, establishes team of elite patient advocates to promote global universal health coverage.
On the 28th November 2019, Yasmin Batliwala joined an illustrious panel of political, business and legal leaders at the CMS Office in London to discuss how the further inclusion of people with disabilities could be achieved across all industries.
A4ID partners gather evidence to advocate gender-responsive penal reform.
Green Finance refers to raising capital and financial investments for companies, services and products that have a positive environmental impact. But how suitable are green bonds as an instrument for providing the funding needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before 2030? It is estimated that the world needs to raise US$5-6 trillion […]
The ancient Silk Road was a network of trading routes crossing Eurasia, linking Eastern China with Western Europe until the 1400s. Today, this idea is being revitalised by China. The ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ (BRI) or ‘One Belt One Road’ is a global, multi-billion-dollar infrastructure, investment and development project, launched by Xi Jinping in 2013. […]