Samrakshak Samuha Nepal (SASANE)On January 20, 2015, Samrakshak Samuha Nepal (SASANE) was awarded first place in the non-governmental category at the 12th annual UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism in Madrid, Spain. SASANE was recognized for its Sisterhood of Survivors (SOS) Program designed to provide hospitality training to trafficking survivors in Kathmandu, Nepal. The SOS Program – run in partnership with Planterra and G Adventures – also offers lunches and cooking classes for tourists, which include an educational component on sex trafficking and women’s rights in Nepal. Read the full story here.  

SASANE is the recipient of a 2014 World Justice Challenge award for its SASANE Paralegal Training Program, which provided paralegal certification and a 6-month paid practicum to trafficking survivors.

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Civil society actors and leaders from around the world gathered from 30 May to 3 June 2022 at the World Justice Forum in The Hague, the home of the United Nations’ International Court of Justice, and online to share insights and recommendations on three important priorities for strengthening justice and the rule of law.

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The Hague (June 3, 2022) – At Thursday´s closing session of the World Justice Forum, a global gathering of the justice and rule of law movement, the World Justice Project announced the five winners of the 2022 World Justice Challenge.  The World Justice Challenge is a global competition to identify, recognize and promote good practice and high-impact projects and policies that protect and advance the rule of law.  The winning projects in India, Nigeria, Ghana, Cambodia and a US-based global project, were selected for their impact expanding access to justice, championing equal rights and advancing open government and anti-corruption measures  – all while demonstrating strong prospects for replication and expansion.

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World Justice Forum 2022 participants from 116 countries, committed to Building More Just Communities, gathered in The Hague and online for four days of intensive learning, collaboration, and agenda-setting on three pressing and intersecting priorities for strengthening justice and the rule of law, namely: fighting corruption, closing the justice gap, and countering discrimination.

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