The Impacts of Strategic Litigation on Equal Access to Quality Education
On September 16, leading experts met in New Delhi, India, to discuss the challenges and impacts of strategic litigation on the right to quality basic education. The objective was to enrich a study cosponsored by the Open Society Justice Initiative and the Open Society Foundation’s Education Support Program, comparing experiences in Brazil, India, and South Africa.
The research is led by Professor Ann Skelton, the head of the Centre for Child Law the University of Pretoria and UN Chair: Education Law in Africa. This document summarizes the discussions.
Losing their Land, Indigenous Peoples Turn to the Courts
Paraguay's Yakye Axa people lost control over their traditional forest lands to cattle ranchers and soy farms. A new report looks at their efforts to use litigation to claim compensation.
Strategic Litigation Impacts: Equal Access to Quality Education
This comparative study, based on research in Brazil, India, and South Africa, assesses how the power of the litigation is being harnessed in the pursuit of adequate basic education for all.
The Impacts of Strategic Litigation on Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights
A summary of discussions held in June, 2016, at a conference in Nairobi, Kenya, convened by the Open Society Justice Initiative.