Justice Environmental Activists Human Rights Indigenous People

Decade of defiance: Ten years of reporting land and environmental activism worldwide

All over the world, Indigenous peoples and environmental defenders risk their lives for the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss. Activists and communities play a crucial role as a first line of defence against ecological collapse, as well as being frontrunners in the campaign to prevent it. This report aims to share reflections on how we think about these questions now – ten years on from Wutty’s death – and makes an urgent appeal for global efforts to protect and reduce attacks against defenders.
Report from Global Witness, published 2022
Justice Adolescent Girls Human Trafficking Cross-border Trafficking

Adolescence at the Border: A Study on Cross-border Trafficking and Safety Along the Indo-Bangladesh Border

This research is a culmination of the work done with the BSF (Border Security Force) on introducing new and innovative strategies to innovate around border control activities, which may tackle the crime of trafficking and adopt victim-centric approaches to interception and interviews so that the crime is detected correctly at transit points experimented along a part of the Indo-Bangladesh border.
Report from Justice and Care, published 2018
Justice Child Sexual Abuse Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act Child Protection

Police Case Disposal Pattern: An Enquiry Into The Cases Filed Under Pocso Act

The objective of the present paper is to find out the POCSO case disposal pattern at the level of the Police. This paper is based on the data and information presented in the Crime in India report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The pattern of Police disposal of cases registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 has been assessed for the years 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Report from Satyarthi Foundation, published 2021
Justice Pre-Trial Detainees Human Rights Commonwealth Countries

Guilty Till Proven Innocent? Safeguarding the Rights of Pre-trial Detainees Across the Commonwealth

This report identifies and presents a one-of-a-kind comparative analysis of pre-trial safeguards in the existing legal and policy frameworks of all 54 Member States that constitute the Commonwealth. The report seeks to review legal and policy frameworks across the Commonwealth governing criminal procedures related to arrest and detention, and identify gaps in substantive and procedural safeguards against international standards.
Report from The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, published 2022
Justice Modern Slavery Forced Labour Forced Marriages

Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage

Modern slavery is the very antithesis of social justice and sustainable development. The 2021 Global Estimates indicate there are 50 million people in situations of modern slavery on any given day, either forced to work against their will or in a marriage that they were forced into. This number translates to nearly one of every 150 people in the world.
Report from ILO, published 2022
Justice Poverty Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Domestic Violence

The Choice: Violence or Poverty

The data that is published here for the frst time reveals both the shocking extent of domestic violence suffered by women who are now single mothers, and outlines in grim detail the economic, health and other consequences of the choice these women made to leave the violence
Report from Paul Ramsay Foundation, published 2022
Justice Social Security Domestic Workers Social Protection

Making the right to social security a reality for domestic workers

Report from ILO, published 2022
Justice Rights of Refugees COVID-19 Rights Protection

Joint Evaluation of the Protection Of the Rights of Refugees During The Covid-19 Pandemic

This Joint Evaluation of the Protection of the Fundamental Rights of Refugees during the COVID-19 Pandemic was commissioned under the auspices of the COVID-19 Global Evaluation Coalition.1 The evaluation examines the effectiveness of international co-operation and the combined response of host states, United Nations (UN) system agencies, and non-governmental and civil society organisations including refugee-led organisations2 (RLOs) in ensuring the protection of the rights of refugees during the global pandemic.
Report from UNHCR, published 2022
Justice Legal Aid Undertrial Prisoners

State Legal Aid and Undertrials: Are There No Takers?

Report from SSRN, published 2022
Justice Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act Child Protection Child Sexual Abuse

Implementation of the POCSO Act Goals, Gaps and Challenges

Report from HAQ Centre for Child Rights, published 2017