Bridging Modernity and Tradition

The Rule of Law and the Search for Justice


The 2007 Afghanistan Human Development Report: Bridging Modernity and Tradition - the Rule of Law and the Search for Justice builds on the 2004 Afghanistan Human Development Report. The human development conceptual framework and associated indicators were applied to better understand how justice and the rule of law can be strengthened to advance human development in Afghanistan. In addition to providing conceptual and other analytical tools for measuring and comprehending the linkages between human development and the rule of law, this Report presents bold policy alternatives to strengthen the rule of law in Afghanistan, including through formal and informal systems of justice.