Hamida Barmaki Organization for the Rule of Law was founded in 2013. HBORL is a non-governmental and non-profit organization established under the provisions of Afghan laws. Our Organization’s activities are concentrated on three approaches: Capacity building (State, civil societies and universities), research and publication, and consultancy services/legislative reform.

We strive to adhere to international best practices in law; thus we are engaged in building institutional capacities of public and private sectors, civil societies and communities in the areas of rule of law and access to justice, consultancy for public administration, women empowerment, social peace and economic development in Afghanistan.

Generally our areas of operation are inclusive of providing professional training and mentorship to build the capacity of the professional staff of Afghan justice institutions and public administration, as well as, related non-state organizations. We also cooperate with governmental and non-governmental organizations in the areas of judicial and administrative reforms, especially in relation to access to justice and the rule of law; Engaging in research and publication of materials relating to the rule of law, human rights and social peace in Afghanistan; cooperation with universities especially in the areas of legal, political, administrative and Islamic sciences.

Providing training of trainers programs as a mean for sustainable development of educational and academic capacities; Cooperation with national and international research and reaching institutions; Translation of books and other materials especially in the field of law; Building legal awareness of the public in the areas of the rule of law and human rights.