The strengthening of the capacity of people to exercise their rights.
These are dark days if you care about justice. New estimates reveal that over 5 billion people live outside the protection of the law. These are people who can be driven from their land, intimidated by violence, and excluded from society.
Against the backdrop of this staggering figure, community paralegals offer hope.
Celebrating Great Deeds in Legal Empowerment
The biennial Grassroots Justice Prize competition is the world’s only competition recognizing grassroots organizations and institutions, large and small, across the globe, that are working to put the power of law into people’s hands.
This year, we are offering 3 prizes of $10,000 USD.