Ahead of September’s High-level Meeting on the Rule of Law, we’ve created a special new board on our United Nations Pinterest Account: Rule of Law.

Whether it’s building courthouses, training judges and prosecutors, issuing birth certificates, being a landowner, holding a passport, or ending violence against women, the rule of law plays a big role in everyone’s life every day.

Over the next 20 days, we’ll be highlighting different aspects of rule of law on our social media accounts. To get started, here are a few sample images from our UN Women and UN Peacekeeping colleagues.

A UN police officer with the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) and a member of the Timorese national police’s Vulnerable Persons Unit conduct an interview with a domestic abuse victim in Dili, Timor-Leste. Credit: UN Photo/Martine Perret.

A view of the old courthouse in Clay Ashland, Liberia, which has been replaced with a new magistrates’ building next door. UN Peacekeepers have worked to refurbish or construct new courthouses, police stations, and police barracks, to strengthen the rule of law in Liberia. Credit: UN Photo/Staton Winter.

This woman received her National ID card on the first possible day for Egyptian women to receive identity cards as part of the Women’s Citizenship Initiative in the Banha District, Qalyoubia governorate, Egypt, 4 July 2012. Photo credit: UN Women/Fatma Elzahraa Yassin

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