The Access to Justice Problem: A Global Outlook

In spite of various efforts and initiatives to enhance access to justice globally, the need for free or heavily subsidised legal services persists. Indeed, the right to access to justice has been described as one of the areas in which “rhetoric outruns reality” because practically, all countries face several challenges in its realisation. By 2017, […]

Use of Indicators for Measuring Human Rights Implementation

As primary duty bearers under international and domestic human rights law, States are bound to implement human rights and make them a reality for their citizens. Monitoring this commitment, Bantekas and Oette argue was initially problematic due to the absence of “verifiable quantitative criteria” for measuring State compliance.  However, over the years, there have been […]