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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.

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Why digital security for justice defenders is good for national security

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 6 is Peace and Security. Why digital security for justice defenders is good for national security.

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Half of Mexicans Experience Legal Problems, Only 1 in 4 Get Help

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 6 is Peace and Security. The World Justice Project found that in Mexico, everyday legal problems are ubiquitous, and that most Mexicans do not turn to lawyers and courts to resolve their problems.

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Tackling gender-based violence through legal empowerment

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 2 is Women’s Rights. Denise Dora works for Themis, an organization made up of grassroots justice defenders working to address gender-based violence in Brazil through legal empowerment.