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Access to Justice and Rule of Law: Publications


Sri Lanka Country Assessment

This assessment was conducted to identify and document the results and impact of the first phase of the Sri Lanka Equal Access to Justice Project (EA2J) which took place from 2004 to December 2007 and addressed legal empowerment and A2J for the disadvantaged using a human rights-based approach. more


Strengthening Access to Justice and the Rule of Law in Indonesia

This synthesis note presents the main findings of the assessment of the Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund (DGTTF) project on Strengthening Access to Justice and the Rule of Law in Indonesia, published as part of the DGTTF Lessons Learned Series. more


Study on the Socio-economic Impact of Pre-trial Detention

UNDP in partnership with the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI), Country Offices in Ghana, Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry as well as various Civil Society Organisations and National Human Rights Commissions (NHRCs) has engaged in research on the socio-economic impact of pre-trial detention inmore


The Socioeconomic Impact of Pretrial Detention

Excessive and arbitrary pretrial detention is an overlooked form of human rights abuse that affects millions of persons each year, causing and deepening poverty, stunting economic development, spreading disease, and undermining the rule of law. Pretrial detainees may lose their jobs and homes;more