COVID-19 and its Impact on Human Rights: a discussion with Oxfam.  Tuesday 21 July 2020, 1900-2030.  Free webinar.

Join LAP for a discussion with Oxfam around COVID-19 and its Impact on Human Rights. The Covid-19 pandemic has already cost hundreds of thousands of lives and could also force millions into poverty.  The impacts of the virus – and the response to it – are disproportionately affecting disadvantaged people… Read more

FGM

According to the World Health Organisation, it is estimated that more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), with three million at risk every year. FGM is defined as the removal of the external female genitalia for non-medical reasons (whether complete or incomplete)… Read more

Victory for Mary Sunday

On 17 May 2018, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (the Court of Justice) ruled in favour of the complainants in ECW/CCJ/APP/26/15 – WARDC and IHRDA (on behalf of Mary Sunday) v Nigeria. This is a very significant victory for victims of domestic violence… Read more

New video: Tika’s story

A short documentary is now available following the story of Tika Darlami, a woman living in Nepal who used to have serious trouble communicating with other people and becoming involved in her community due to low self-esteem. However, as the three minute film illustrates, Tika was helped by WAM (Women… Read more

A tale of two women

As part of Lawyers Against Poverty Week, 9BRi, ICLB and ARC follow the story of Zanjira, a woman who runs a legal clinic in Tajikistan, and her client Najbiddinova Bibiniso. The study was published last year by Catherine Dunmore, an international arbitration lawyer in Paris, and explores the challenges that… Read more