Corpus ID: 152563695

Customary justice: from program design to impact evaluation

  title={Customary justice: from program design to impact evaluation},
  author={E. Harper},
Can Legal Pluralism Advance Human Rights? How International Development Actors Can Contribute
This article discusses how international development actors providing aid to the justice sector in legally plural contexts can support reforms to the normative framework for legal pluralism thatExpand
Assessing customary land administration systems for peri-urban land in Ghana
..................................................................................................................................... ii AcknowledgementExpand
Introduction to the Special Issue: Legal Pluralism and International Development Interventions
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Rebuilding and reforming the rule of law and justice sector is a top priority for Myanmar. It is also vital for our efforts towards sustaining peace and development (. . .) It is my observation thatExpand
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Security from above and below: A critical ethnography of the health response to violence against women in Timor-Leste.
It is argued that while much progress has been made in frameworks for health systems responding to survivors of violence, more work needs to be done to understand how to support health providers in low- and middle-income countries as they engage with perpetrators, families and communities. Expand


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For international actors seeking to consolidate peace and democracy in disrupted states, the importance of establishing the rule of law is now well to recognized. UN peace operations have struggledExpand
Promoting women's rights by indigenous means : an innovative project in Kenya
The World Bank's Justice for the Poor (J4P) program seeks to gain a deeper understanding of local level justice processes, in order to identify pragmatic ways to allow access to justice for the poorExpand
Beyond rule of law orthodoxy : the legal empowerment alternative
Customary justice and the rule of law in war-torn societies
Contents * Introduction - Deborah H. Isser * Dilemmas of Articulation: Customary Legal Practice and Transitional Justice During Mozambique's First Post-Conflict Decade - Stephen C. Lubkemann andExpand
Gender Equality on the Horizon
Gender Equality on the Horizon : The case of Uukwambi Tradtional Authority, Northern Namibia
Executive summary Legal development cooperation increasingly emphasizes that legal empowerment can only be achieved when reforms incorporate customary justice systems. This brings to the foreExpand
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