IDLO Report Highlights ‘Critical Role’ of Legal Empowerment Strategies for Women

The global study, entitled ‘Accessing Justice: Models, Strategies and Best Practices on Women’s Empowerment‘, examines the major positive impacts of legal empowerment on women across a range of geographic and cultural contexts, even within informal justice systems.  The study presents a rigorous argument in favor of “efforts aimed at legal education, legal training, the provision of legal services and the creation of a space for women to question and negotiate discriminatory ‘cultural’ norms.”

Read the full press release in the Wall Street Journal.

Download the full report here.


February 7, 2013 | Namati Author