8 June 2014

CM Client Consent

This report displays the rate of consent to the use of personal data provided by our clients in the community mediation programme.

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Mediation Activities

The report collects information about the activities of our paralegal-trained community mediators, including demographic information about the parties, the types of cases handled and the development and results of the mediation process.

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16 May 2014

Cooperation with Authorities

In this report we collect data on the paralegals’ own perception of the level of Cooperation with formal and customary authorities they interact with. The report allows you to select a Period. Click on “Filter” on the top right side of the report to select a specific period. If no filter is applied, the report displays all the […]

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23 April 2014

Community Dialogues

This report presents an overview of the activities we carry out during Community Dialogue Meetings, including the number of meetings held and their impact on the communities we work with. WARNING: for monitoring purposes, each paralegal ought to report on Community Dialogue Meetings. However, CDMs are held by office. For this reason, total values do not reflect […]

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23 February 2014

Paralegal Aid Clinics

This report presents an overview of the activities we carry out during Paralegal Aid Clinics (PLC), including the number of Clinics held and their impact on our clients, their individual cases and the prison system. WARNING: for monitoring purposes, each paralegal ought to report on Community Dialogue Meetings. However, CDMs are held by office. For this […]

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23 January 2014

Mobile Clinics

This report presents an overview of the activities we carry out during Mobile Clinics, including the number of Clinics held and their impact on our clients and their communities. WARNING: for monitoring purposes, each paralegal ought to report on Mobile Clinics. However, Mobile Clinics are held by office. For this reason, total values do not reflect […]

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23 December 2013

Account of CJ activity

This report is based on our monthly reports: every month each CJ paralegal compiles a detailed report on the activities he or she carries out. The report thus provides an overview of the work of Timap in a given month, including the overall number of new, pending, resolved and closed cases (at police stations, in court […]

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Timap for Justice: An Experiment in Providing Basic Justice Services to the Poor

Simeon Koroma and Vivek Maru, Concord Times (Freetown), 24 March 2006 This two part article describes Timap for Justice, an effort to provide justice services through community-based paralegals.

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An Evaluation of the Way that Paralegals at the Timap Programme in Magburaka, Sierra Leone, Deal with Family Cases

Lotta Teale, 13 August 2007 Independent family law specialist Lotta Teale assesses Timap’s work in cases concerning disputes within the family.

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Custody, Maintenance, and Succession: The Internalization of Women’s and Children’s Rights Under Customary Law in Africa

Allison D. Kent, Michigan Journal of International Law, 2007 In this journal note, former Timap intern Allison Kent examines the incorporation of international human rights norms into areas traditionally governed by customary law, touching on examples from Sierra Leone.

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23 November 2013

Account of CB activity

This report is based on our monthly reports: every month each paralegal compiles a detailed report on the activities he or she carries out. The report thus provides an overview of the work of Timap in a given month, including the overall number of new, pending, resolved and closed cases; an overview of the paralegals’ follow-up activity; miles […]

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Paralegals and Community Oversight Boards in Sierra Leone

Simeon Koroma, International Institute for Environment and Development and the Food and Agriculture Organizaion, Legal Empowerment in Practice, 2008 Co-founder and director Simeon Koroma discusses Timap’s paralegal services, community dialogues, and the role of Community Oversight Boards in helping paralegals conduct needs assessments and interface with the communities in which they work. This article appears […]

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Delivering Justice to Sierra Leone’s Poor: An Analysis of the Work of Timap for Justice

Pamela Dale, The World Bank, Justice for the Poor Program, 2009 This article from the Justice for the Poor program at the World Bank analyzes Timap’s theory, methods, and impact. The paper is based on findings from qualitative case-study field research in Sierra Leone.

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Between Law and Society: Paralegals and the Provision of Justice Services in Sierra Leone and Worldwide

Vivek Maru, The Yale Journal of International Law, 2006 This article by co-founder Vivek Maru explores the methodology of Timap for Justice, often through treatment of specific cases, and considers the broader applicability of the paralegal approach to justice services.

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22 October 2013

CB Women’s rights

This report refers to a set of specific questions we ask in cases that deal with gender discrimination, sexual and gender-based violence, abuses of women’s economic rights, harmful traditional practices, early or forced marriages, and divorce settlements.

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22 September 2013

CJ Human rights

Suspects that remain trapped in the criminal justice system may languish in jail for month or even years, unaware of their rights, unable to afford bail, and often unable to understand the language being spoken by the prosecutor. Meanwhile, they are at risk of suffering violence, contracting disease, and losing their job, their home, and […]

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22 August 2013

CJ Children’s rights

This report refers to a set of specific questions we ask in cases involving child offenders.

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22 July 2013

CB Children’s rights

This report refers to a set of specific questions we ask in cases involving child clients that turn to us to resolve civil disputes or appear as complainants in criminal cases.

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22 June 2013

CJ About our cases

This report includes information about the development of our criminal cases from the moment the suspects are arrested. We follow their journey through the prisons and court systems and document the services Timap offers, the type of cases we handle (and whether the case involves minors or communities) in addition to information about the results of […]

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16 May 2013

CB About our cases

This report includes information about how the cases reached the office, the constraints our clients face in their quest for justice, an overview of the services Timap offers, the type of cases we handle (and whether the case involves minors or communities) and information about the results of our cases.

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