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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor

Today, in New York, world leaders are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor alongside the 73rd UN General Assembly. The world has come along way in the past 10 years, but we still have a long way to go towards ensuring equal access to justice for all by 2030. On this momentous occasion, Justice For All is proud to announce the launch of two new products – a brief and video – to commemorate this momentous occasion. Ways to get involved. Watch and share the video Read and share the brief  Sign the …

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Week 10: Global issues, local action

This post 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. Over the past 10 weeks, our community has come together to demand greater funding and protection for grassroots justice defenders by signing the #JusticeForAll petition to be delivered to world leaders. It’s not too late to tell world leaders to fund and protect justice defenders.

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Week 9: Citizen Engagement

Grassroots justice defenders work with communities to help them exercise their rights, which in turn promotes citizen engagement and instills a deeper sense of democracy. This post 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.

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Week 8: Modern Day Slavery & Workers’ Rights

Trafficking in persons and forced labor, also known as modern day slavery, remain some of the biggest global challenges towards addressing global inequality and upholding human rights. This post 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.

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LAC Countries can #TipTheScales towards Environmental #JusticeForAll

This September, during the UN General Assembly, countries in Latin America and the Carribean region have the chance to make history – to put in place new standards for the environment by signing the Escazú Agreement. Today, Justice For All is proud to join over 200 other organizations to share a joint letter to 33 heads of state from the countries in the region to sign the agreement and then adopt rapid and effective measures to implement it in their respective countries.

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Week 7: Inequality

Inequality is a major barrier to addressing the justice gap around the world towards our collective vision of achieving “Justice For All”. This post 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.

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Week 6: Peace and Security

Peace and security are critical pillars towards addressing the justice gap around the world towards our collective vision of achieving “Justice For All”. This post 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.

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Week 5: citizenship

Citizenship is a critical pillar towards addressing the justice gap around the world towards our collective vision of achieving “Justice For All”. This post 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.

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Week 4: land rights

Land rights is a critical pillar towards addressing the justice gap around the world towards our collective vision of achieving “Justice For All”. This post 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.