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 […]

Ngala Mountain – The Mountain of the Smile

While our friends and family took on the Blackstairs Mountains at home, the programme lawyers decided to take on a challenge of our own – to summit Ngala Mountain. As many of you know Ngala holds a special place for us here in Malawi because it is this mountain that we scaled with some vulnerable […]

“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 […]