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Child‐Friendly Legal Aid in Africa

This document explores the legal, policy, and practical issues involved in creating and maintaining “child-friendly” legal aid programs in Africa. After discussing the key components of child-friendly legal aid systems, the paper turns to an examination of the core competencies of individual more

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Complementarity and Transitional Justice

This discussion paper provides an overview of the linkages and challenges related to development support to transitional justice and specifically, the development of national capacity to try serious international crimes in line with the principle of complementarity. It highlights UNDP's added value more

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Early Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Processes Handbook

This Early Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Processes Handbook is a practical guide for developing and implementing policies and programmes to ensure early access to legal aid.   The Handbook draws on the international standards set by the United Nations Principles and Guidelines on more

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Fast Facts: Justice and Security

In the absence of access to justice, people are unable to have their voice heard, exercise their rights, challenge discrimination or hold decision-makers accountable. UNDP promotes effective, responsive, accessible and fair justice systems as a pillar of democratic governance. Our focus is more

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Gender Equality and Justice Programming: Equitable Access to Justice for Women

This primer outlines the major obstacles and barriers women face in accessing justice and suggests strategies and interventions to overcome these challenges. Gender mainstreaming is not a goal in itself, but rather a strategy towards achieving equality between men and women. The majority of this more