[Member Spotlight] Instituto de Defesa do Direito a Defesa (Institute for the Defense of the Right to Defence)

This month’s member spotlight features the work of the Instituto de Defesa do Direito a Defesa (Institute for the Defense of the Right to Defence, IDDD, in Brazil) through an interview with @MarinaDias, the organization’s Executive Director. Marina is a lawyer by training and deeply committed to social justice, and she is one of the eight 2019 Legal Empowerment Leadership Course Awardees.

During the online interview, @MarinaDias catches us up on how IDDD has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, her experience at the 2019 Legal Empowerment Leadership Course, and shares useful insight that she has learned in her legal empowerment journey.

Read the whole interview at: A Change of Paradigm: Legal Empowerment and the Democratization of Access to Justice.


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Member Spotlights are short profile articles focusing on members of the Legal Empowerment Network. Spotlight articles use case studies to provide useful insights into the work of other network members. Whether you are working in the same country, with similar issues or want to understand new legal empowerment approaches, the Member Spotlight is a useful learning resource. You can read about organizations in our network at #memberspotlight.

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