LEWUTI

EXTENDING JUSTICE TO UGANDA, ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME

Working with national leaders- Betty Aol Ochan, the Woman MP of Gulu shares with the women in our audience

 

Under our 2018/21 Strategic Plan, one of our objectives towards reaching two million Ugandans is to “Increase the proportion of people receiving direct legal guidance and support to access to justice.’’ With every new LEWUTI session we continue to shoot closer, to the bullseye.

The women share a light moment with their Woman leader and members of the BarefootLaw team

SUMMARY OF THE LEWUTI OUTREACH IN GULU MUNICIPALITY (28TH OCT- 1ST NOV)

Legal Issues Tackled;

  • Human Rights
  • Women Rights to Own Property
  • The law on Gender-based Violence
  • Documentation
  • Succession (with a will writing clinic)

Most Recurrent Legal Issue as identified by the women;

  • High Legal fees
  • Women refused to inherit their father’s property
  • Domestic Violence (Physical and Economic)
  • Land disputes
  • Discrimination of Widows and orphaned children
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