Rule of Law Initiative

The mission of the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative is to promote justice, economic opportunity and human dignity through the rule of law.

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Democratic Republic of Congo

Since 2008, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) has worked to combat sexual and gender-based violence in DRC by addressing access to justice, judicial reform, legal education and women's rights issues.

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Dr. Denis Mukwege, Congolese Surgeon and ABA ROLI Partner, Receives Nobel Peace Prize

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ABA ROLI Issue Paper - When People Flee: Rule of Law and Forced Migration

ABA ROLI publication surveying academic and policy literature on the relationship between rule of law and forced migration.

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ABA Rule of Law Initiative 2016 - 2017 Annual Report

Highlights of our work in Africa, Asia & the Pacific, Europe & Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean and the Middle East & North Africa.

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