Rights of the child: legal reform to help protect children from sexual violence in conflict
Posted by: Ashley Jones, Save the Children, 30 April 2013 - 3:39pm
“I want to tell the world that we need peace - stop the war. We need to make sure children and women are protected. People who rape need to be arrested.” - Félicité, aged 13, who was raped...
Women’s rights and development: an exemplar of the rights-based approach to development
Posted by: Eva Okunbor, 17 April 2013 - 3:51pm
Interview with Solomon Sacco from Interights on strategic litigation
Posted by: A4ID, 5 April 2013 - 2:24pm
Solomon Sacco is a Zimbabwean lawyer who works for Interights, a human rights litigation centre litigating on human rights cases. They take...
Nurturing Justice in Sierra Leone
Posted by: Peter Smith, 12 February 2013 - 4:27pm
Having spent two weeks in the Lioness Mountains, Peter Smith turns the spotlight onto the developing justice system he encountered there
Mention Sierra Leone and one’s first...
The International Legal System Post-2015
Posted by: Conor Clarke, 3 December 2012 - 1:36pm
The deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals is fast approaching. 2015 is just around the corner and it seems almost certain that there is too little time left to meet many...
A matter of justice: a lawyer’s role in the climate change debate
Posted by: Nick Flynn, 21 November 2012 - 2:03pm
This blog is an article extract, taken from the second issue of A4ID’s Quarterly Newsletter, ‘Law and Development: In Focus’, looking at climate change. ...
Access to information flows essential for development
Posted by: Christina Rogers, 30 October 2012 - 11:34am
A4ID recently hosted a discussion on the impact that access to information can have on the achievement of development goals, and the role of the media as a communicate channel between society...
Micro-insurance & Climate Change
Posted by: Ben Hardman, 12 October 2012 - 5:34pm
A4ID recently hosted a discussion on how groups vulnerable to climate change related loss and damage might mitigate such losses by insuring themselves against climate change related harm. We heard...
International IP Law: a Balancing Act
Posted by: Dr. Mike Adcock, 30 August 2012 - 5:42pm
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) came into force in 1995. For many developing countries this required changes in their...
Impact Investment: First Impressions
Posted by: Olivia Anness, 16 August 2012 - 9:50am
As a relative newcomer to the concept of impact investment, I couldn’t fail to be impressed by the seemingly antithetical outcomes that it produces: financial return coupled with a real social...