South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (SAILS)

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Joined September 2015
Presence in: Bangladesh
Focus: Traditional / Customary Justice

SAILS is a regional centre of excellence that focuses its efforts on conducting rigorous research and offering advanced post-graduate education in South Asian law and human rights. Its mission is to further the potential of South Asia by identifying the contemporary problems that slow the development of human rights in the region and to promote an understanding of the common trends and traditions of legal systems in South Asian countries. SAILS intends to devise appropriate means for using law as a catalyst of change for stakeholders; adopts innovative ways to implement the economic and social rights of citizens; and identifies ways to use the law to remove obstacles and legally empower the people.