ROME, November 20, 2018 – “The quality of justice for women improves when women are not only consumers of justice, but also providers of justice,” remarked IDLO’s Director-General Irene Khan, launching a new report during IDLO’s annual Partnership Forum.
Fighting corruption is a global concern because corruption is found in both rich and poor countries, and evidence shows that it hurts poor people disproportionately.
IDLO, in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), launched a new program in Bulgaria that aims to improve the investment climate in the country through judicial training.
After breakfast every day Shabnum* sews chappan, a traditional coat worn by men and women in Afghanistan. In the afternoon, she embellishes the chappans with intricate needlework patterns to sell to interested buyers in Kabul.
On November 25, 2018, community-based organizations, non-governmental actors and representatives from the legal community convened in Mandalay, Myanmar for a special community theater performance raising awareness about violence against women.
On November 25, 2018 IDLO partnered with Life Drama to host an event commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Myanmar. This event also commenced the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
The forthcoming Annual Meeting of the Assembly of Parties and Partnership Forum 2018 will take place on November 20 and 21, 2018.