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

LAW advocates sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by security forces against protected persons be recognised as rape and in certain circumstances as 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.

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  1. In the press

    The EastAfrican: Pan-African legal body sues Ethiopia for ‘Tigray violations’

    Accountability & Rule of Law - Gender Equality & GBV - Natural Resource Exploitation - Global - Advocacy - Legal Aid & Empowerment - Strategic Litigation

  2. In the press

    Global Legal Post: Debevoise helps file landmark human rights claim against Ethiopia over Tigray civil war

    Accountability & Rule of Law - Gender Equality & GBV - Natural Resource Exploitation - Global - Advocacy - Legal Aid & Empowerment - Strategic Litigation

  3. In the press

    The East African: Pan-African legal body sues Ethiopia for ‘Tigray violations’

    Accountability & Rule of Law - Gender Equality & GBV - Natural Resource Exploitation - Global - Advocacy - Legal Aid & Empowerment - Strategic Litigation

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