A strong rule of law needs an effective criminal justice system, and an effective criminal justice system needs prisons that are secure, respectful of the rights of inmates, and effective in combating recidivism.
Women and girls still lag behind in basic legal protections, land and inheritance rights, access to education, health and reproductive rights, protection from violence and sexual harassment, and safe and fair workplaces.
On January 31st, 2018, the World Justice Project will launch the 9th edition of the WJP Rule of Law Index®. The launch event will take place in cooperation with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace at their headquarters in Washington DC.
After a year of hard work – we have the big data: 1.6 million laws and regulations from 85 countries in English; from which 750,000 laws and regulations are machine translated from 26 languages; and 250,000 technical standards provided by ANSI.