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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Vivek Maru. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Vivek Maru, often where they are interviewed.

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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Vivek Maru. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Vivek Maru, often where they are interviewed.

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사람들에게 법적 힘을 갖게 하는 방법 | 비베크 마루(Vivek Maru)

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정의의 바퀴가 충분히 빠르게 돌아가지 않는다면 당신은 무엇을 할 수 있나요? 또는 그 바퀴들이 전혀 움직이지 않는다면요? 비베크 마루는 사람들과 법의 관계를 바꾸기 위해 일하고있습니다. 추상적이고 위협적인 법에서 모든 사람들이 이해할 수 있고 사용하며 만들 수 있는 법으로 말이죠. 마루는 지역 준법률가나 맨발의 변호사들의 세계적인 네트워크를 형성하기 시작했습니다. 그들은 지역사회를 위해 봉사하고 법을 보다 단순한 용어로 바꾸어 해결책을 찾는 사람들을 돕습니다. 법을 사용하는 이런 혁신적인 접근법이 어떻게 소외된 사람들이 권리를 찾는 것을 돕고 있는지 알아보세요. "작은 법적 권한 부여가 긴 길을 가게합니다"라고 마루는 말합니다.
Jan 12 2018 · 19mins
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How to put the power of law in people's hands | Vivek Maru

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What can you do when the wheels of justice don't turn fast enough? Or when they don't turn at all? Vivek Maru is working to transform the relationship between people and law, turning law from an abstraction or threat into something that everyone can understand, use and shape. Instead of relying solely on lawyers, Maru started a global network of community paralegals, or barefoot lawyers, who serve in their own communities and break the law down into simple terms to help people find solutions. Learn more about how this innovative approach to using the law is helping socially excluded people claim their rights. "A little bit of legal empowerment can go a long way," Maru says.
Jan 12 2018 · 19mins

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Cómo dar el poder de la ley a las personas | Vivek Maru

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¿Qué puedes hacer cuando los mecanismos de la justicia no se mueven lo suficiente? ¿O cuando no se mueven en absoluto? Vivek Maru está trabajando para transformar la relación entre las personas y la ley. En lugar de confiar en los abogados, Maru ha iniciado una red global de asistentes jurídicos comunitarios o abogados descalzos, que sirven en sus propias comunidades y descifran la ley en términos simples. Obtenga más información sobre cómo este enfoque innovador para usar la ley ayuda a las personas socialmente excluidas a reclamar sus derechos. "Un poco de empoderamiento legal puede llegar muy lejos", dice Maru.
Jan 12 2018 · 19mins
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Como colocar o poder da lei nas mãos das pessoas | Vivek Maru

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O que você pode fazer quando as rodas da justiça não giram rápido o suficiente? Ou quando elas simplesmente não giram? Vivek Maru trabalha para transformar a relação entre as pessoas e a lei, transformando a lei de uma abstração ou ameaça em algo que todos possam entender, usar e adequar. Em vez de confiar apenas em advogados, Maru começou um rede mundial de paralegais comunitários, ou "barefoot lawyers", que servem suas próprias comunidades e destrincham a lei em termos simples para ajudar as pessoas a encontrarem soluções. Saiba mais sobre como essa abordagem inovadora de usar a lei está ajudando pessoas socialmente excluídas a reclamar seus direitos. "Um pequeno empoderamento legal pode fazer uma grande diferença", diz Maru.
Jan 12 2018 · 19mins

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Comment mettre le pouvoir de la loi entre les mains du peuple | Vivek Maru

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Que faire lorsque les rouages de la justice ne tournent pas assez vite ? Ou lorsqu'ils ne tournent pas du tout ? Vivek Maru s'emploie à transformer la relation entre le peuple et le droit qui, à l'origine abstrait et menaçant, devient une discipline que tout le monde peut comprendre, utiliser et façonner. Au lieu de dépendre des seuls avocats, Maru a créé un réseau mondial d'assistants juridiques, ou d'avocats aux pieds nus, qui servent leurs propres communautés et résument le droit en termes simples afin d'aider les gens à trouver des solutions. Découvrez comment cette approche novatrice du droit aide les personnes en situation d'exclusion sociale à revendiquer leurs droits. « Un peu d'autonomisation juridique peut faire la différence », soutient-il.
Jan 12 2018 · 19mins
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136, Vivek Maru, Namati | The Rule of Law for Everyone

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Namati puts the rule of law in the hands of people.

The rule of law is a bedrock of most modern societies. No one is above the law. We are all equal under the law. And yet, more than four billion people live outside of the protection of the law. Their rights are easily violated. They have no right to their land. They are denied basic human rights. They are threatened and intimidated, often by the very people who are supposed to protect them.

Vivek Maru learned about social justice from his grandfather who was part of the Gandhian Movement. Vivek wrote his undergrad thesis on Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Malcom X. After college, he received a fellowship to study Gandhian social action in India. He settled in the Kutch district. There he worked on watershed development.

Upon returning to law school, he felt conflicted. He considered dropping out. “What I was learning about the law seemed so contradictory to that Gandhian spirit that I admire,” he told me. But he stuck with his studies.

By 2003, Vivek made his way to Sierra Leone, just after the end of a bloody civil war that had left more than 50,000 dead. Though the country had achieved peace, most of the civil institutions were weak or non-existent. In the entire country, there were less than 100 lawyers. Most of those were in the capital city of Freetown. Across rural Sierra Leone, people had little recourse for legal complaints.

Vivek formed Timap for Justice, training paralegals throughout the country. These paralegals, often referred to as barefoot lawyers, restored the rule of law in many communities. The idea of using paralegals for social justice work is not new. What was different with Timap was that the paralegals coordinated and learned from one another. Eventually the work of Timap was recognized by the World Bank, International Crisis Group and others.

In 2011, Vivek began to scale his community paralegal work to other countries. To do so, he formed Namati. Namati helps people to understand, use, and shape the laws that affect them. Namati develops innovative methods that allow grassroots legal advocates to take on challenges to justice. They spread these methodologies through an interconnected coalition of organizers. The organizers share insights and learn from one another. The coalition work for large-scale, system-changing policy changes. Once the policies are passed, the barefoot lawyers work with local communities to bring those policies to life.

Social Entrepreneurship Quotes from Vivek Maru

“Three billion people around the world live on lands to which they don’t have legal rights.”

“Any big problem you can imagine, law and justice matters.”

“Even though we’ve got tons of lawyers, we have an extraordinary crisis in terms of access to justice.”

“I was dreaming about social justice since I was a kid.”

“What I was learning about the law seemed so contradictory to that Gandhian spirit that I admire.”

“There is a way of approaching the law that sets its sites on transformation.”

“I have found that even in some of the toughest situations, well-equipped and well-supported paralegals can manage to squeeze justice out of broken systems.”

“Study history.”

“You might not notice law and justice if you’re not looking for it.”

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Namati on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GlobalNamati

Dec 09 2016 · 36mins