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Supporting Peace, Democracy, and Access to Justice

EWMI established the Partner Legacy Support Program in 2013 as a mechanism to continue to fund its partners around the world. EWMI takes pride in the work of its partners who are promoting peace, democracy, and access to justice for the most vulnerable groups in various political, economic and...

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Expanding Women’s Labor Rights in Georgia

The Parliament of Georgia greatly expanded women’s labor rights via amendments to the Labor Code that were shaped by the guidance and expertise of the USAID-funded Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia Activity (PROLoG). Passed on September 29, 2020 after 18 months of discussions with different...

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Improving Access to Justice for Marginalized Groups in Georgia

Religious minorities living in the mountainous Adjara region of Georgia had the opportunity to seek legal advice on matters of violence and discrimination based on gender and religion thanks to a mobile legal clinic organized by the Human Rights Education and...

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Kyrgyzstan Launches Online Portal for Public Discussion of Draft Laws

On August 17, 2020, the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan signed a decree launching a pilot project that for the first time will allow the public to comment on draft legislation online. The decree requires all executive bodies in the government to post their draft legal acts for discussion on a new...

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Engaging Communities in Socio-Economic Development

Amazing things can happen when citizens come together to plan and implement development projects that address the economic issues facing their community. Despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, EWMI has continued to work with Community Development Councils (CDCs) in Azerbaijan...