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Legal Aid Organization Focuses on Kabul's Poorest Women


One of the pillars of the Bayat Foundation’s mission is the empowerment of women in Afghanistan, a country where much of the population is still dominated by very traditional attitudes about the role of women in society. 189 more words

Ehsanollah Bayat

Cuts in Legal Aid

The last few years have seen dramatic cuts in legal aid in this country as follows:

Justice

Justice is only available to those who can afford it

Great news people! We are out of a recession! Surely the worst is over?

Not so fast I’m afraid. Whilst I hate to be the pessimist, these cuts are having a disproportionate impact on ordinary women here in Bristol. 271 more words

Equality

Legal aid tops agenda at provincial justice ministers meeting

BANFF, Alta. – Manitoba’s justice minister says the federal Conservative government is not living up to its “law-and-order” image by supporting provinces where it counts. 503 more words

News

Yes, bail times should be reduced. No, they won't be.

Theresa May has asked the College of Policing to look at reducing times people spend on bail and says she is considering legislating. Great, they should be reduced. 677 more words

Crime

Wolf Shot in Whitman County

On Sunday, October 12, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Officers received reports from Whitman County that a wolf had been shot southwest of Pullman. 166 more words