April 2021 Newsletter

April 16, 2021



Welcome to your monthly roundup of 16+ news and views from the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies.


Justice at the heart of the social contract

April 14, 2021



The uncertainty caused by the pandemic makes it hard for most of us to plan ahead.


More equal societies are better placed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

April 14, 2021



By Paul von Chamier, Research Officer, NYU CIC“We are all in this together” was a popular phrase when the pandemic hit last year.


Justice for Women and Girls: It’s Our Business

April 13, 2021



Groundbreaking business leaders working to close the gender justice gapThe events of 2020 have upended homes, workplaces, and communities.


The scholars enabling inclusive local decision-making in Tunisia

April 7, 2021



SDG16+ Champions of ChangeChampions of Change is an initiative started by the Pathfinders to highlight advocates who have made an impact in their communities and helped to create peaceful, just and inclusive societies (SDG16+).


‘Girls are not toys!’ – How one child activist is standing up for equality and justice

March 29, 2021



A message from child activist, Masuma, in preparation for the Generation Equality ForumMasuma“As a girl, I have seen how much gender inequality affects life.


Leading the Fight against Corruption: UNGASS and Beyond

March 26, 2021



In June 2021, the United Nations General Assembly will hold its first ever Special Session (UNGASS) against corruption.


Grasping the justice gap to enable people-centered justice

March 24, 2021



By Peter Chapman, Independent Expert on Justice and Governance and Fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC)Weak justice data is undermining progress towards justice for all.


Designing a Better Social Contract in 2021

March 18, 2021



By Liv Tørres and Professor David EverattBefore COVID-19 laid waste to 2020, escalating anxiety about climate change, inequality, intergenerational tension and other social ills gave rise to calls for ‘a new social contract’.


The Scottish lawyers keeping siblings connected

March 12, 2021



Justice Champions of ChangeFor many years, the siblings of children who are removed from their homes by social services in Scotland have had no rights to attend or contribute to those children’s court hearings.