The Asia Access to Justice Week is a BABSEACLE initiative held annually in Chiang Mai Thailand. Every year, people gather and participate in various activities focusing on the strengthening and supporting greater access to justice for the vulnerable, marginalized and poorer members in our communities. These activities include field trips, training workshop, the Asia Justice Marathon, and a live theater production. To donnect into the global community, in 2018, BABSEACLE will host The Global Pro Bono Run (Walk), the inaugural virtual run/walk.
The Asia Access To Justice Live Theatre
6 December 2018
The participants will enjoy the live theatre performance of a play related access to justice issue conducted by the Gate Theatre followed by a facilitated and interactive debrief session. The access to justice live theatre is another activity for the participants to learn and expose to access to justice issues while enjoying the live theatre. In January 2018, the live theatre performance was “The Exonerated”. For many participants from the Asia region, this was their first time attending a live play and experiences the power of theatre on such topics.
A2J Chiang Mai Organizations Field Trips
6 December 2018
Engage in a number of A2J related Field Trips where they will visit, first-hand, a number of organizations and institutions involved on the “front lines” in ensuring the growth of A2J in the Chiang Mai area.
7 December 2018
Tfull-day day training workshop will focus on a variety of practical skills for legal service providers.
Asia Justice Marathon (at Huey Tung Tao Park)
9 December 2018
Asia Justice Marathon will include a Relay (Half Marathon and Marathon), Full Marathon (42K), Half Marathon (21K), 10K & 5K run/walk, as well as an additional 3K fun run/walk/wheeling for families and children.