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
If you have a cause for complaint but are lacking funds to hire a lawyer, National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW) can help and you are encouraged to get in touch. Their team will be happy to discuss your concerns and find a solution
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
National Legal Aid Clinic for Women’s (NLACW) seeks to educate people, especially women about their legal rights and the legal system. The organisation maximises access to information for the most disadvantaged women by prioritising education about legal issues affecting women.
NLACW’s range of topics include but are not limited to:
Child protection and mandatory reporting legislation
Credit and debt issues
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
Since its establishment, National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW) has advocated for various policy reforms that protect women against discrimination and violence in Zambia. This has enabled them to be more free both in society and at work.
110A/150 Musonda Ngosa Road, Villa Elizabetha, Lusaka, Zambia