In many fragile and conflict-affected contexts, the state cannot uphold the rule of law and protect citizens. Service providers like police and courts are weak and unresponsive. The burden of violence and injustice is unevenly distributed. Mostly, women, children, and the very poorest are disproportionately affected.
In these contexts, Cordaid’s Security and Justice interventions support seekers of security and justice to claim responsive and accountable service provision.
This publication gives an overview of Cordaid’s strategy to do this and what it entails.