Mobilizing $100million for Justice Defenders

For over 3 years, the Justice For All has campaigned for increased financing for grassroots justice defenders. Individuals and organizations from countries across the world have come together to call on governments and foundations to step up to fund this vital work and to deliver SDG16. Today, a new fund was launched in direct response to those efforts. The Legal Empowerment Fund is a bold new initiative aimed at closing the global justice gap and providing urgently needed, long-term support to grassroots justice defenders and organizations. Over ten years, the Legal Empowerment Fund aims to raise $100 million to strengthen …

Results of the COVID-19 Justice Challenge

We asked grassroots justice defenders about the challenges they were facing during COVID-19, how they were adapting their work, and what support they would need to more effectively serve their communities. Over 90 groups from more than 30 countries took part. These are the results.

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If You Want Peace & Development, (Protect and Finance those who) Work for Social Justice!

In this article, Stacey Cram compels world leaders to take urgent action to #TipTheScales towards #JusticeForAll in on World Day of Social Justice 2019. “Today, on World Social Justice Day, lend your voice and call on world leaders to fund and protect grassroots justice defenders. Let’s follow the examples set by Mary, Hina, and Claudia and push for what is right – let’s be the movement that creates a new norm that ensures all people have equal access to justice.”

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Survivor-led Advocacy to End Bonded Labour in India

This blog is part of 10 Weeks of Action: Demanding funding and protection for grassroots justice defenders by calling on our community to sign the #JusticeForAll petition. Each week, we will spotlight how access to justice is critical to the advancement of different thematic issues. The theme for Week 8 is Modern Day Slavery. IJM writes about the uniquely eloquent and effective advocates of “Justice for All” in the form of grassroots justice defenders found in South India, where survivors of bonded labour slavery have formed a registered society to advocate for an end to bonded labour.

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In the Name of Justice: Sexual Torture of Women in Mexico

This blog is part of 10 Weeks of Action: Demanding funding and protection for grassroots justice defenders by calling on our community to sign the #JusticeForAll petition. Each week, we will spotlight how access to justice is critical to the advancement of different thematic issues. The theme for Week 7 is inequality. The World Justice Project found that in Mexico, torture is one of the worst elements of the security and justice system.