Access to Justice

We are working to remove barriers and reduce the vulnerability of women traders by providing free and accessible legal services, legal education and trainings to increase awareness on rights, policies and laws. 

 

 • Training Paralegals to deliver legal aid to market traders

 

• Training Legal Community Supporters (LCS) to provide legal aid and support to market traders and committees

 

• Provide accessible information on women's rights including inheritance rights, marriage laws and property rights

 

 • Working closely with market officials, market leaders, law enforcers and municipal officials on encouraging reporting of rights violations  and building capacity to properly penalize perpetrators

   

 

• Increasing awareness of where to access legal services and where to report violations

 

• Referring clients to lawyers and specialized legal aid services 

 

• Strengthening relationships between markets and the Gender and Children Police Desk