Equal Access to Justice, A Mapping of Experiences

Henrik Alffram
Rule of law (RoL) has over the past 20 years been firmly rooted at the centre of the international development agenda. The Commission on Legal Empowerment for the Poor, a constellation of high profile global leaders and thinkers focusing on the link between exclusion, poverty and law, has argued that, “four billion people around the world are robbed of the chance to better their lives and climb out of poverty, because they are excluded from the rule of law.” Most donor-supported RoL programspages:58