Access to Justice needs are ubiquitous and go largely unmet globally, underscoring the need for comprehensive, people-centered approaches to improving justice services. These projects address systemic justice problems and strengthen justice governance, policies, and practices.

Finalists

Project

Country

Sub-Themes

Appui pour la Protection de l'Environnement et le Dรฉveloppement (APED); Mighty Earth; CED; ProForest
Partnering to Ensure Their Rights: The accompaniment of local and indigenous communities near the Hevecam and Sudcam agro-industries

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon

Environmental Justice
Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Cambodia Bridges to Justice
Championing Access to Justice: Improving Cambodia's Courts of Appeals system

๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia

Criminal Justice Reform

Do Bold
Freedom for Our Sisters: ensuring the safe repatriation of trafficked women from Oman back to Sierra Leone

๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman

Labor Rights
Migration
Women's Rights

Help a Child Burundi (on behalf of Building Bridges in Burundi consortium)
Building Bridges in Burundi (BBB): a holistic approach to ensuring access to justice and dismantling a culture of impunity

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi

Children and Youth
Customary and Informal Justice
Education

Initiatives for Dialogue and Empowerment through Alternative Legal Services Inc. (IDEALS)
Tisya Hustisya: Facebook chatbot to ensure access to justice and human rights in the Philippines

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ The Philippines

Labor Rights
Technology
Women's Rights

Kosovo Legal Services Company
The First National Centralized Criminal Records System: Using data to improve criminal justice processes in Kosovo

๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo

Criminal Justice Reform
Open Data

Outland Denim, Precision Solutions Group, Nudie Jeans, Bossa Denim
Sag Salim: Persistent due diligence in fashion industry supply chains beyond Tier 2

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Turkey

Labor Rights
Migration

Poder Judicial del Estado de Hidalgo
Indigenous Mediation: Creating a strategic model of mediation for indigenous peoples in Hidalgo

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico

Customary and Informal Justice
Racial and Ethnic Minorities

POS Foundation
Justice for All Amid COVID-19: alleviating prison overcrowding with mobile, in-prison special courts

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana

Criminal Justice Reform

Shonaquip Social Enterprise (SSE)
Equity Monitors: using digital technology to eliminate biases and discrimination against persons with disabilities and their families

๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa

Children and Youth
Disability Rights

Honorable Mentions

Project

Country

Sub-Themes

Innovation for Justice at the Arizona Law and University of Utah School of Business; Emerge! Center Against Domestic Violence; Pima County Superior Court; Tucson City Court
Arizona's Licensed Legal Advocate Pilot: authorizing non-lawyer community advocates to give legal advice with delivery of social services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America

Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Women's Rights

Legal Development Network; International Renaissance Foundation (IRF); Ukrainian Access to Justice School of Practice
Human Rights Friendly Community Program: conducting legal needs surveys through local initiatives to develop local justice solutions

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine

Customary and Informal Justice
Women's Rights

The First Department
The First Department: protecting the right to information in Russia

๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia

Media and Journalism
Political Process Monitoring

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation
The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation: a formal framework for the protection of journalists and public interest journalism

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta

Media and Journalism
Open Data