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ARDD - Legal Aid’s mission is to actively contribute as a civil society organization to a just and stable society, free of inequity and conflict. We empower marginalized groups to acquire and enjoy their universal rights and freedoms by representing their needs and mobilizing relevant duty bearers to conform to human rights, good governance and the rule of law.

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ARDD-Legal Aid supplements its legal initiative with holistic work in development, democracy and human rights.


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Monday, November 16, 2015
Art as a tool for transformation #MarathonforChange

Over the two years of the ‘Lana’ project, change makers have brought up a variety of issues that they see counterproductive to women’s participation in all spheres of their lives. In August 2015, more than two...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Engaging Men and Boys in Zaatari

It’s a strange feeling to visit somewhere you’ve heard so much about, and seen so many pictures of. For many people, there’s no image more closely associated with the Syrian refugee crisis than Zaatari refugee camp, currently ‘...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Convention Against Torture

This November, Jordan is under review by the Committee Against Torture. In 1991, Jordan ratified the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment thus binding the...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Middlebury Students Meet ARDD-Legal Aid to Discuss Refugees and Migration

On Tuesday, October 27, students from  the Middlebury Arabic Study Program  visited the Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD) – Legal Aid as a part  of their “Refugees and...