Pre-Departure Briefing for Malawi Access to Justice Project

IRLI Welcomes new Volunteer Programme Lawyers to the Malawi Team IRLI is delighted to welcome our two new Volunteer Programme Lawyers to the Malawi Access to Justice Project. Sarah Houlihan and Morgan Crowe will travel to Lilongwe in the next two weeks where they will join Jane O’Connell who has been steering the project since November. Jane […]

The faces behind Diversion

A key component of the IRLI ‘Access to Justice’ project has been its partnership with the Malawi Police Services. Since September 2011, an IRLI Programme Lawyer has worked in conjunction with the main Police Station in Lilongwe to implement a diversion programme and provide legal advice and assistance to officers in the police station. IRLI […]

“Mwai Wosinthika”- An alternative to custody for young people

Irish Rule of Law International and Venture Trust held a stakeholder meeting yesterday for the launch of a new pilot initiative they are starting called Mwai Wosinthika –  An alternative to custody for young people. This is an extension of a project currently being undertaken in Kachere Juvenile Reformatory Centre by Venture Trust and the […]