Defend Burundian Women & Children from Legal Abuse

 
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Defend Burundian Women & Children from Legal Abuse

Defend Burundian Women & Children from Legal Abuse
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Getting Clients their Day in Court

Getting Clients their Day in Court
With a backlog of cases to process, courtrooms are a chaotic, emotional places. Many clients wait years before they are able to respond to the charges against them. (view small | med | large | orig)

Legal Aid in Burundi

Legal Aid in Burundi
With only 92 practicing lawyers in a country of 7 million people, the demand for legal aid services is overwhelming. (view small | med | large | orig)

Working with Police

Working with Police
IBJ is working to promote rule of law from all angles. Aside from providing defense counsel to vulnerable populations, we collaborate with police to implement protections for ordinary people facing prosecution. (view small | med | large | orig)

Indefinite Detention

Indefinite Detention
Burundian prisons are overcrowded, disease-ridden, and dangerous places. This is especially true for women and children, who - detained alongside men - are often the victims of rape and battery. (view small | med | large | orig)

Volunteer lawyer Diane preparing the defense of a client

Volunteer lawyer Diane preparing the defense of a client
Photo from Progress Report 'IBJ Updates from Burundi' (view small | med | large | orig)

Volunteer lawyer Zénon preparing the defense of a woman

Volunteer lawyer Zénon preparing the defense of a woman
Photo from Progress Report 'IBJ Updates from Burundi' (view small | med | large | orig)

Burundian kids hold a poster: “Burundi moves forward again"

Burundian kids hold a poster: “Burundi moves forward again"
Photo from Progress Report 'IBJ Updates from Burundi' (view small | med | large | orig)

Burundi Rights Awareness Posters

Burundi Rights Awareness Posters
Photo from Progress Report 'What's new with International Bridges to Justice: Burundi' (view small | med | large | orig)

A boy with the head in his hands, Gitega Prison, Burundi

A boy with the head in his hands, Gitega Prison, Burundi
Photo from Progress Report 'What's new with International Bridges to Justice: Burundi' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Sanjeewa Liyanage

International Program Director
Geneva, Switzerland

Where is this project located?

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