The Innovating Justice Challenge is a competition that rewards justice entrepreneurs with the most promising innovations.
Some of the semifinalists were selected after garnering enough votes during the voting period while the others by HiiL in conjunction with local entrepreneurship experts.
The semifinalist, 27 in number, will now attend and pitch at a local Boostcamp in their region – Lagos, Nairobi, Tunis, Johannesburg, and Kampala.
Below is a list of the semifinalists arranged according to their regions.
Lawyers 4 Farmers: Promoting Farmer Enterpreneurship*
Mobile Legal Aid
Uwakili: Legal Made Easy
KnownAfrique Law App*
Delivering Justice to Women in Tanzania’s Informal Sector
FarmingBay — Reducing risks involved in contract farming and international trade of farm products
Empowering Families to Access Justice Project (EFAJ-P)
Insurance Manager App
AnthonyRhodes: A B2B platform, Adding Value to Families and Businesses*
New Voices Sustain Community Based Paralegal and Village Mediators
Moh Ni Bah (Platform for registration of rural births via mobile and SMS)
The Citizen Justice Network
Human Rights Watch Mobile Application
Inheritance Division Platform
By October, the HiiL Justice Accelerator team will select up to 10 innovations for the final round and pitch in The Hague in December 2016.
The winning entrepreneurs, selected by an international jury, will receive an Innovating Justice Award and share up to €160,000.
PS., An asterisk * denotes a winner of the voting contest.