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  • The Global Women's Leadership Initiative Index (part of the Women in Public Service Project) "shows us where women are in governments around the world, how much power they hold and how they got to their positions of leadership...[It] explore[s] the data through three pillars – pathways, positions and power – to understand the correlations between different variables, decisions and policies and...

  • "Although youth are key political and social stakeholders who have much to contribute to—and gain from—transitional justice processes, they often remain marginalized from such processes or are given only a limited and predetermined space in which to engage. In recent years, the peacebuilding field, in reflecting on what it means to meaningfully engage youth, has advanced a more nuanced...

  • This report reviews progress and obstacles in the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's initiatives to counter corruption. It is available from the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan in both English and Dari. A press release on the report is available in English, Dari and Pashto. To access these resources, click here.

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  • "Global Prison Trends 2018 is the fourth edition in... [Prison Reform International's] annual flagship Global Prison Trends series, which identifies topical developments and challenges in criminal justice and prison policy and practice."

    For more information regarding this report, visit Prison Reform International's website here.

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  • "Governments can only be effective if the people in government – that is its civil servants – are motivated and able to implement policy and services well. In many developing countries, this remains a remote aspiration...Reform progress has been hampered in part by the lack of robust evidence on ‘what works in civil service management’...To shed light on this, we surveyed 23,000 civil servants...

  • "This practitioners Toolkit on Women’s Access to Justice, developed by UNDP, UN Women, UNODC, and OHCHR provides evidence-based guidance for a coherent and consistent policy and programming approach to overcoming these obstacles. This guidance will help to ensure UN system coordinated responses when addressing legal and justice challenges that women face within the context areas of marriage,...

  • Last month the Centre for Security Governance (CSG) partnered with the Knowledge Platform on Security and Rule of Law (KPSRL) and the African Security Sector Network (ASSN) to launch a special collection of articles on "New Approaches to SSR in Africa." Building off of past initiatives, case studies, and experience, the papers in this collection offer "innovative research and promote new...

  • "This manual for human rights activists and lawyers seeks to develop their skills in drafting individual complaints to the United Nations Human Rights Committee or to the United Nations Committee against Torture, and in using litigation as one of the tools to combat torture, cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment and punishment. It draws upon various case profiles, model structures, and sample...

  • "This exploratory study of constitutional jurisprudence on gender equality and women’s empowerment reveals a series of important findings regarding the current state of lived realities for women living under constitutions which purportedly provide for equality between men and women and prohibit discrimination based on gender.

    As is well-known, even the best drafted constitutions cannot...

  • Questions about the promises and dangers of technology have recently dominated headlines—but less often covered are the stories of practitioners and start-ups leveraging their know-how to build peace. On May 31, the Justice Sector Training, Research and Coordination Program and INPROL will host a symposium to tackle the difficult questions of how technology can be used to strengthen rule of...

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