Service delivery and access

  • Court accompaniment programmes involving trained advocates to assist victims in accessing courts
  • Increased training of and use of paralegal personnel to assist victims and to navigate between formal and informal sectors
  • Traveling courts to reach rural areas
  • Development of or increased support for legal assistance, including immigration support, pre and post court assistance, networking with civil society organizations (CSO), childcare support, witness protection, counseling, shelter, and access to healthcare, for example
  • Specialized courts for violence against women and girls
  • Fee waivers and reductions
  • Translation services and staff that are knowledgeable/sensitized to diverse populations and gender violence issues.

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