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Afro-Asian Association for Justice Development

We Promote Justice Reforms We Promote Police Reforms We Promote Gender Rights
The Afro-Asia Association for Justice Development (AAAJD) is a Partnership of two non-governmental organizations working on Police and Justice reform in the continents of Africa and Asia.

To advance justice in public safety, gender rights, election systems, and governance from a multicultural perspective and a south-south approach.

News & Media

Gender Rights and Democratic Police Governance: Covid-19 Insights and Challenges

By Rainuka Dagar The worldwide accepted data of one in three women facing violence in their life time rose sharply during covid.  Since the pandemic violence against women has increased with nearly one in two reporting direct or indirect violence. Covid-19 exacerbated gender vulnerabilities in two separate domains. The emergency measures  placed additional responsibilities and […]

Workshop on Gender Responsive Policing: Issues and Challenges

Engaging with diversity with a focus on gender in the police force is an important pathway towards effective and responsive law enforcement. Understanding the visible and invisible ways in which gender is embedded in institutional designs and practices helps in multiple ways. It reflects how policing, conventionally a masculine space, impact opportunities for participation and representation of women within […]

Remembering Innocent

06th April 2021Rainuka Dagar The passing away of Innocent Chukwuma on the evening of third April was tragic; only 55 years of age and moments before he started treatment for the Acute Myeloid Leukaemia that was diagnosed a day earlier. He was a human rights warrior with a difference – he believed in working alongside […]

Interrogating The Prosecution of Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Kenya

The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) held the 13th in a series of its justice and rule of law webinars. The webinar was held on 30 June 2020 and it sought to interrogate the prosecution of sexual and gender-based violence (hereinafter SGBV) in Kenya; ICJ Kenya deeply appreciated the participation […]

 Our Work Areasx

Police Reforms

In this field, AAAJD caries forward the work of the Altus Global Alliance of which the two member organizations CLEEN and IDC were founding members. Within police reforms, there is a thrust to make police stations citizen-centered.

Gender rights and gender-based violence (GBV)

Inequalities and adverse social positioning on the basis of gender mark all societies. In multi-cultural societies competing claims of gender, cultural identity and individual rights seek accommodation in existing social relations with States increasingly committed to human rights.

Governance reforms in post-colonial societies

In post-colonial countries of Africa and Asia, governance has been a prisoner of the colonial distrust in the citizen-government exchange. The interaction of the State vis-à-vis citizens continues to remain divergent, even antagonistic, in terms of realisation of the claims, entitlements and the basic rights..