Several key events in 2019 provide a real opportunity to progress on Sustainable Development Goal 16—ensuring access to justice for all—and to do so in ways that tackle inequality, too. In particular, 2019 presents a major opportunity to integrate the rights and development agendas, and to activate the human rights movement to address a significant aspect of inequality. 

In a contributing article for Open Global Rights, WJP Executive Director Elizabeth Andersen outlines this opportunity, the key events that are building momentum, and why the SDG process is perhaps the most promising effort to integrate these agendas that we have seen since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 70 years ago.

Follow the link below to read the article, and join us in advancing SDG 16 this spring at World Justice Forum VI: Realizing Justice for All.
 

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Out now, "Failed Justice: Prevalence of Torture in Mexico's Criminal Justice System" analyzes quantitative evidence of the cases of thousands of Mexican persons that are victims of torture or ill-treatment in Mexico while being accused and processed in the Mexican criminal justice (state and federal) systems.

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