Defending the rights of immigrants and refugees in the US
Pro bono lawyers and refugee rights advocates rallied together in record time to address the unprecedented travel and refugee ban issued by the new US administration, providing immediate legal support to those affected.
Combating `sextortion’ in the digital age
Utah, Arkansas and Alabama have enacted the first pieces of legislation in the US that criminalise `sextortion’, a form of extortion where the currency of the bribe is sex or sexual images.
Policing cyberspace to fight sex crimes and child porn in India
Pro bono lawyers from India, Canada and the US joined forces to support a leading anti-trafficking non-profit in its quest to stop the distribution of images and videos of sexual violence in India.
Pro Bono in South Africa
Pro bono practice should focus on the poor in South Africa
Tackling acid violence to ensure justice for survivors
Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI) partnered with Baker & McKenzie, J. Sagar Associates, Linklaters and P&A Asia to produce a comparative report of acid violence laws in the UK, India, Cambodia and Colombia to end acid violence worldwide.
Ending child marriage in the US, one state at a time
TrustLaw, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s pro bono legal programme, partnered with advocacy group Unchained At Last to support its fight to pass legislation that would ban child marriage in the US.
TrustLaw Awards 2012 - Collaboration Award
mHealth Alliance working with Baker & McKenzie, Merck, Doulah & Doulah (Bangladesh), MMAKS (Uganda) and Rex Attorneys (Tanzania) on global standards for the use of mobile technologies to improve health.
Placing the hospitality industry at the helm of fighting hunger
One man’s vision to deliver edible excess food from restaurants to those in need has been transformed into a reality, thanks to assistance from TrustLaw.
Ensuring equal opportunities in education in India
LawQuest and Dentons teamed up with Sol’s Arc, India’s first parallel school offering special education, to extend educational concessions for children with disabilities in Maharashtra, India.