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.

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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  1. Event

    One year of conflict in Northern Ethiopia: Ensuring Justice and Support for Victims and Survivors, 10 December 2021, Human Rights Day

    Accountability & Rule of Law - Gender Equality & GBV - Global - Advocacy

  2. Event

    LAW and Fortify Rights hold ASP20 side event on international justice for Myanmar

    Accountability & Rule of Law - Gender Equality & GBV - Transformative Justice - Global - Advocacy - Legal Aid & Empowerment

  3. What we do

    LAW’s Fifth Year Anniversary

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

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