Blending the Law, the Individual, and Traditional Values to Create an Effective ADR System: A Study on the ADR Processes in Rwanda and Nicaragua

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Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, ISSN: 1536-3090, Vol: 14, Issue: 3, Page: 1

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Yance, Sarah
alternative dispute resolution; ADR; mediation; Rwanda; human rights; Nicaragua; genocide; domestic violence; family violence; child abuse; Comparative and Foreign Law; Dispute Resolution and Arbitration; Human Rights Law; Law
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This article offers information on the history, development and significance of the adoption and implementation of the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques in Nicaragua and Rwanda. The ADR system addresses the issues of women and children suffering from domestic abuse and from the repercussions of the Rwandan Genocide and helps in rebuilding and restoring traditional values of family and community in the context of human rights.