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  • "Wednesday 18 July saw the launch of the 3rd edition of A Human Rights Approach to Prison Management: Handbook for Prison Staff, co-authored by Professor Andrew Coyle, Emeritus Professor of Prison Studies at the University of London, and Helen Fair, Research Fellow at the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR) at Birkbeck. The Handbook is based on the internationally agreed standards...

  • "The international community, in partnership with the Afghan government, has devoted significant resources to combatting human trafficking in Afghanistan. This funding and attention has generated some significant gains, including the passing of new anti-trafficking legislation, the launch of awareness-raising campaigns, the provision of specialized training for government officials and the...

  • "How do you get a woman to report to the police that she's been assaulted or abused if she doesn't trust the police to take action? That, says activist Jamila Juna, is a serious problem in Zanzibar."

    This article from National Public Radio offers insights on one initiative to build accountability amongst police, in a setting where violations of women's rights often go unreported or...

  • "So-called “corruption proofing” is an ex ante preventive measure that entails review of the form and substance of legal acts (principally statutes or regulations) in order to minimize the risk of future corruption. It is a relatively new strategy in the anticorruption toolkit..."

    To read more, visit the Global Anticorruption Blog here.

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  • "The World Justice Project's [WJP] Resource Hub is a searchable directory of leading organizations working on rule of law issues worldwide. The WJP Resource Hub was built to connect ordinary people as well as practitioners and experts to local and regional organizations working on government accountability, human rights, security, access to justice, anti-corruption, open government, and other...

  • "Maaike de Langen is head of research for the Task Force on Justice, an initiative of the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies that aims to help turn the ambition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets into reality. Drawing on her experience as the head of strategy and policy for the National ombudsman of the Netherlands, she argues that individual cases are a...

  • این بلاگ به زبان انگلیسی نیز در این لینک قابل دسترس است. بازتاب سیستم محاکمه ایالات متحده برای حقوقدانان افغان بلاگ توسط محمد خالد نورزاد در این بلاگ٫ آقای محمد خالد نورزاد تجارب و مشاهدات خویش را از یک ورکشاپ که در آن فعالین سکتورهای عدلی و قضائی از کشور های افغانستان٫ ازبکستان و ایالات متحده امریکا بمنظور آموختن در مورد سیستم محاکمه و طرزالعمل عدالت جزایی امریکا اشتراک کرده بودند٫ شریک...
  • "Based on the direct experiences of law enforcement officers from across the globe, this report showcases alternatives to common punitive models for policing, and presents recommendations for how to incorporate new, evidence-based harm reduction approaches that aim to increase public safety, public health, and public confidence."

    To learn more and access the publication, visit the Open...

  • "With just a couple of dollars, courts and public defenders can keep people from being arrested. Court date reminders sent to defendants via text message are an inexpensive, simple intervention being tested across the country. Not only is the solution working, it’s avoiding the expensive, labor-intensive and destructive practice of issuing bench warrants that can land people in jail."

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  • "Child marriage in Afghanistan persists at rates that suggest at least one in three young girls will be married before they turn 18. However, it is not a well-researched phenomenon in this context, and gaps in knowledge regarding prevalence, practice and drivers remain. The primary objective of this report, prepared on behalf of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s Ministry...

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