This project provides accessible and culturally significant material for a gender sensitization training of judicial officers in Pakistan and Indonesia. Through two independent actions this project fosters in-depth knowledge of the jurisprudence that abides by international human rights and takes into account context significant cultural expertise in Pakistan and Indonesia.
The objectives of this project are:
1) Fostering awareness on the relationship between cultural principles and gender justice at Islamic courts;
2) Enhanced engagement by Islamic courts’ judges in promoting gender justice at a local level and in accordance of both international human rights and cultural principles;
The outputs of this project are:
1) an Open access platform with bilingual case law (Urdu-English) for judicial training.
This database is a branch of CULTEXP and provides access to Pakistani gender rights case law in English and Urdu. It provides human-made English and Urdu summaries and judgements and the additional function of machine translation in 103 languages. This database is endorsed by the Law and Justice Commission Pakistan.
- Livia Holden and Euis Nurlaelawati, Nilai-Nilai Budaya dan Keadilan bagi Perempuan di Pengadilan Agama Indonesia: Praktik Terbaik (UIN Sunan Kalijaga Press 2019)
- Livia Holden, 'Law, Governance, and Culture in Gilgit Baltistan' (2019) South Asian History and Culture
- Livia Holden, Law Culture and Governance in Hunza (special issue on the Nordic Journal of Law and Social Research, vol. 8 University of Copenhagen 2018)
- Livia Holden, 'Women Judges in Pakistan' (2018) International Journal of the Legal Profession