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National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW)

Lusaka, Zambia

Updated 9 months ago
National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW) was established in 1990 to provide affordable legal aid services to women and children from marginalised social sectors who have been victims of social injustice. Often these people cannot afford the cost of hiring a lawyer to represent them in their pursuit of justice. NLACW offers legal services, representation, legal information and education and conducts advocacy for policy and law reform on women and children’s rights. NLACW’s activities are financed by donations from their mother body, the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ), client contributions and co-operating partners. NLACW wants to see a society where underprivileged women and children have fair and equal access to legal rights through legal representation.

Legal services

National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW) offers legal advice, legal assistance, internal/ in-house mediation (dispute resolution) and court annex mediation (dispute resolution) to vulnerable women and children on a pro bono basis. The organisation employs full time lawyers and also works with volunteer legal practitioners.
An NGO organisation that provides legal services to women and children
Commitment to ensuring fair outcomes
Over 30 years’ experience
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Legal & Human Rights Education

This is done by engaging communities, sensitising members such as chiefs, host community workshops, school workshops and more. National Legal Aid Clinic for Women’s (NLACW) goal is to help people understand human rights, value human rights, and take responsibility for respecting, defending, and promoting human rights.
Education to help people understand human rights
Maximizing access to information for the most disadvantaged women
Organisation provides community legal education workshops across Zambia
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Rights of the Child Booklet
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One of a series of informative and helpful booklets about various issues affecting women and children in Zambia. Human rights are benefits that every person is born with. They belong to both adults and children. In addition, human rights are the same for girls and boys. Learn more by downloading a pdf version of this booklet. Copy and paste this link into your browser: https://res.cloudinary.com/dhsjpmqz9/image/upload/v1685367839/13._RIGHTS_OF_CHILD_nyy3t7.pdf
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Child Abuse Booklet
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One of a series of informative and helpful booklets about various issues affecting women and children in Zambia. Child Abuse is any form of mistreatment or harm to a child. Learn more by downloading a pdf version of this booklet. Copy and paste this link into your browser: https://res.cloudinary.com/dhsjpmqz9/image/upload/v1685341637/1._CHILD_ABUSE_rnjq3d.pdf
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Child Custody Booklet
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One of a series of informative and helpful booklets about various issues affecting women and children in Zambia. When a person has been given custody of the child, he has the duty to: • Control and take care of the child every day; and • Supervise the activities the child is involved in every day Learn more by downloading a pdf version of this booklet. Copy and paste this link into your browser: https://res.cloudinary.com/dhsjpmqz9/image/upload/v1685342167/2._CHILD_CUSTODY_spnqnp.pdf

Advocacy

National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW) works with policy makers to assist with policy reforms. This is done through development of policy briefs, written submissions to parliament and lobbying. NLACW’s goal is to advocate for policies that contribute to counter discrimination against women and to guarantee equal and fair treatment of women.
Organisation advocates for policies that counter discrimination against women
Ensuring gender equality and women’s rights are strengthened in Zambia
Believes the advancement of women and the achievement of equality are matters of fundamental human rights
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Contact information

Musonda Ngosa Road, Lusaka
110A/150 Musonda Ngosa Road, Villa Elizabetha, Lusaka, Zambia
+260975966503

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