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It will take political commitment and investment to stop HIV in our region

What does the landscape of HIV looks like in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, one of the regions where new infections are increasing?  


Judges, national human rights institutions and communities meet to ensure human rights protection of those with HIV and TB

The first Regional Judges’ Forum on HIV, Human Rights and the Law in Eurasia will explore how the law can better protect the rights of people living with HIV, key populations of HIV and those living…  


#HearMeToo: Activists in Central Asia break ground in fight against violence

Three women activists are part of a growing movement to counter violence against women and girls in Central Asia, where the problem remains largely unaddressed.  


Governments must join hands with civil society and the private sector to ensure equal access to justice for all

The third International Legal Aid Conference (ILAC) in Georgia highlights global challenges and offers practical solutions in creating and reforming free legal aid systems for the poor and vulnerable  



In Bosnia and Herzegovina a survivors search

Many in Bosnia & Herzegovina still deal with the enforced disappearance of their loved ones. Z is searching for the remains of his relatives, killed 25 years ago.  


In remote Kyrgyzstan, itinerary justice under a tree

At 10 in the morning, when I arrive in the village of Baitik, it’s already 30 degrees and there is not a single cloud in the sky. Today, I took a break from the computer and meetings and am…  


Processing War Crimes and the Search for Missing People in the Western Balkans (Regional Brief)

The regional project Enhancing Regional Cooperation in Processing of War Crimes and the Search for Missing Persons (2017-2019) aims to improve cooperation among prosecution services in Bosnia and…  


Investing in social care for gender equality and inclusive growth in Europe and Central Asia

In the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, the legacy of relatively high women’s labour force participation has eroded with the dismantling of public services and contraction of public employment.…  


Providing access to justice to citizens in Tajikistan

Access to justice in Tajikistan is difficult, especially for poor people and people in rural areas. Tajikistan has few lawyers, and the court system is overburdened and slow. Legal Aid Centers bring…  

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