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legal empowerment

Synonyms: 
access to justice

The strengthening of the capacity of people to exercise their rights.

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Grassroots Justice in a Pandemic: Ensuring a Just Response and Recovery
Policy Papers & Briefs
April 2020
Global

Communities around the world are reeling from the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic and measures taken to contain it. Now more than ever, the ability to know, use, and shape the law is critical. Access to health care and various forms of relief hinge on the ability to know one’s rights and navigate complex systems.

USEFUL COVID-19 RESOURCES  FOR LEGAL EMPOWERMENT GROUPS
Training Resources & Tools
April 2020
Global

Namati has created a list of COVID-19 resources that address topics relevant to grassroots justice groups (available as a Google Doc 52 or 

Reports & Research
December 2019
Global

ABSTRACTED FROM WEBSITE: Our new Research Brief The Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas discusses the roles and responsibilities of governments, parliaments, domestic courts, National Human Rights Institutions, UN specialized agencies, funds and programmes, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), regional organizations and human righ

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Global

This paper explores the political processes that activists engaged in contesting land grabbing have triggered to connect claims across borders and to international institutions, regimes and processes.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Cambodia
Vietnam

Concessions granted to investors in Cambodia have generated a deep sense of insecurity in rural forested areas. Villagers are not confined to a passive “everyday resistance of the poor,” as mentioned by James Scott, insofar as they frequently engage in frontal strategies for recovering land.

Reports & Research
December 2019
Global
Myanmar
Thailand

ABSTRACTED FROM WEBSITE: What is happening with the land and natural wealth around the world, and to the people who depend on them? How are people responding to these trends, threats, and challenges?

Land corruption in Africa
Reports & Research
September 2019
Africa
Kenya
Uganda
Zambia
Ghana

From July 17 to August 7, 2019, the Land Portal Foundation, the African Land Policy Center, GIZ and Transparency International Chapters in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda co-facilitated the dialogue Land Corruption in Africa addressing the role of traditional leaders in customary land administration, forced evictions as a form of land corruption and its Impact on women’s land rights and an analysis of

Guide to Organizing and Working with Community-based Paralegals
Manuals & Guidelines
Training Resources & Tools
July 2019
Myanmar
Global

This manual is intended to be a practical learning aid and helpful reference guide for community-based paralegals and organizations running community-based paralegal programs.

It shows how paralegals equip people to know law, use law, and shape law. It closes with a chapter on how organizations can best support the work of paralegals, including recruitment, payment, and training. 

Les communautés au coeur de la gestion des forêts
Reports & Research
February 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
Tanzania
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabon
South-Eastern Asia
Philippines
Nepal

Ce rapport vise à donner des lignes directrices pour l'élaboration de cadres juridiques sur la foresterie communautaire. Il offre des recommandations et un cadre de réflexion pour l'ensemble des acteurs engagés dans la création, la mise en œuvre ou la révision des législations relatives à la foresterie communautaire, en particulier la société civile.

Communities at the heart of forest management
Reports & Research
February 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
Tanzania
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabon
South-Eastern Asia
Philippines
Nepal

This report is intended to provide guidance to develop enabling legal frameworks governing community forestry. It offers recommendations and a framework for reflection for all actors engaged in creating, implementing or revising laws on community forestry, and for civil society in particular.

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