Globally

LAW undertakes a number of cutting-edge projects and global campaigns that address issues arising across multiple fragile states and conflict-affected contexts. These projects span LAW’s thematic focuses, seeking to use the LAW creatively to address the issue at an international level and make an impact across multiple countries and jurisdictions.

Our global projects

These projects span LAW’s thematic focuses, seeking to use the LAW creatively to address the issue at an international level and make an impact across multiple countries and jurisdictions.

Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Security Forces

In 2017, LAW continued its campaign that sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by security forces against protected persons can constitute rape and in certain circumstance can constitute an international crime – namely a war crime and/or crime against humanity.

Redefining FGM as Torture

In 2017, LAW commenced a campaign on redefining female genital mutilation/ cutting (FGM/C) as a form of torture and potentially, an international crime.

No Safe Haven

Legal Action Worldwide (LAW)’s No Safe Haven (NSH) project seeks to end international impunity for war criminals and the perpetrators of human rights violations and to provide justice to the victims of such atrocities.

Women Lawyers Network

In June 2014, LAW launched ‘The Women Lawyers Network: Working in Conflict’ to establish and facilitate connections between women lawyers from the Americas, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa.

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