AdvocAid

Goal AdvocAid's goal is to strengthen access to justice for girls, women and their children in conflict with the law, foster an increased ability for women to understand and claim rights and to empower them as active citizens. Objectives 1. Strengthen access to legal education; legal advice and legal representation for girls and women in conflict with the law 2. Provide targeted preventative legal education messages and training to groups of vulnerable girls and women in conflict with the law 3. Ensure that girls, women and children who are detained are able to reintegrate successfully into their communities after release through provision of skills training education and welfare supp...
Providing Access to Justice for 360 Women
 
AdvocAid is seeking your support to provide 360 girls and women with access to justice and an education in Sierra Leone. Our Paralegals, Duty Lawyers and Legal Officer will provide free legal aid to some of the country's most vulnerable women, at risk of being caught up in an archaic, often corrupt and frequently unjust legal system, whilst our partnership with EducAid will provide literacy classes in Correctional Centres across Freetown, Makeni and Kenema. project reportread updates from the field
Celebrating 10 years of Justice for Women
 
2016 is AdvocAid's 10-year anniversary! We're seeking your help to fund commemorative projects that support women's access to justice in Sierra Leone. We're fundraising for a Legal Aid Fund to help our paralegals & lawyers provide women with free legal aid; we'll paint educational murals on the walls of five prisons teaching women about their legal rights; and hold a number of celebration events including music, dancing and welfare packages in prisons, and creating a video of AdvocAid's story. project reportread updates from the field
Legal Aid & Support for 450 Women in Sierra Leone
 
AdvocAid will provide legal aid, literacy classes and critical welfare support to 450 vulnerable girls & women detained in prisons across Sierra Leone. project reportread updates from the field
Ebola Prevention & Support for Women in Detention
 
The Ebola epidemic continues to affect West Africa with over 10,000 deaths & more than 24,000 infected. In Sierra Leone, the disease is devastating the country with a broken health system, lockdowns, curfews, closed schools & businesses. Everyone is affected. AdvocAid is providing welfare support to women in detention, vital legal aid to those affected by the State of Emergency as well as supplying women's prisons, police stations and courts with donations of sanitation materials. project reportread updates from the field
Empowerment for 150 Young Women in Sierra Leone
 
AdvocAid will provide young-adult education classes and business & vocational skills training to 150 vulnerable girls & young women aged 14 to 24 who are currently or previously detained in prisons and police cells across Sierra Leone thereby enabling them to positively rebuild their lives. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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