Malawi's criminal justice system is in need of urgent reform

PUBLISHED February 5, 2014

Malawi ranks among the top 10 recipients of UK aid and, while the economy has grown in recent years, more than 50% of the population still live below the poverty line, according to the World Bank. The main focus of aid is poverty reduction through health and education projects. Projects aimed at improving access to justice for the ordinary citizen are few and far between.

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