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Poor bear the brunt as global justice system fails 5.1 billion people – study

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Flawed legal systems mean two-thirds of the world’s population are deprived of justiceAcross the world, an estimated 5.1 billion people – two-thirds of the global population – are being failed by the justice system, a study has found.But providing universal access to basic justice could save the global economy billions of dollars every year, as lost income and stress-related illness due to seeking legal redress can cost countries up to 3% of their annual GDP, according to a report published today by the Task Force on Justice. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/apr/29/global-justice-system-fails-5-billion-people-study

Author : Kate Hodal

Publish date : 2019-04-29 11:30:35

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