Equitable Access to Justice: Legal Empowerment, Legal Aid and Making it work for the Poor and Marginalised
Date: 17 - 18 November 2012
Venue: New Delhi
An international conference to share good practices and innovative approaches to enabling legal empowerment and securing legal aid for poor communities was organized by UNDP, in partnership with the Department of Justice, Government of India. At the conference, two knowledge products- a training manual for judges on laws and issues related to marginalized communities; and user manual on Forest Rights Act and Panchayat (Extension to Scheduled Areas Act, 1996) were also released.