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In the News this week 
Sexual harassment law: A law criminalizing violence against women has come into effect in Morocco this week, but critics say it does not go far enough. Washington Post
Indigenous rights: Though communities on Brazil’s indigenous reserves have won rights to the land, longstanding conflicts persist with settler farmers. Al Jazeera
Corruption: After the UN anti-corruption chief was expelled from Guatemala, the country’s top court ordered that he return to continue the graft investigation. Deutsche Welle
Human rights: The Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan urged the country to seek peace through justice for victims of crimes committed during conflict. OHCHR
An Expert look
NCDs: Ahead of the UN meetings on non-communicable diseases, an expert looks at how policies can contribute or detract from resilient health systems. Devex
Business and SDGs: Cross-sector partnerships are critical to realizing and financing the SDGs, but what are the challenges and how can companies promote positive change? Forbes
Women’s economic empowerment: Human development specialists examine SDG 5 for gender equality and policies that are holding it back. Project Syndicate
Latest from IDLO
Knowledge Platform Annual Conference on Inequality
IDLO participated in the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law’s Annual Conference focusing on inequality with a session on justice for women. Watch the session
IDLO seals partnership with East African Community
IDLO has signed a memorandum of understanding with the East African Community focusing on increasing cooperation between the two organizations around judicial capacity building with a view to improving the overall quality of judicial education in the region. Read more
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