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Customary Law and Juvenile Justice

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Should customary justice be incorporated into development programmes aimed at guaranteeing human rights and access to justice? This issue is crucial when you consider that today, in developing countries, more than eighty per cent of disputes are resolved outside the framework of formal justice. There is now a consensus at the level of international humanitarian organizations that, in order to be effective and comprehensive, reform of the justice sector programs must integrate formal and informal aspects in the exercise of justice.


Published by Terre des hommes
Date 01.06.2016
Number of pages 22 pages
Author Yann Colliou et Kristen Hope Burchill

Terre des Hommes

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