Justice for All
" Project title: Justice for All - Tangail & Mymensingh
This project is
under implementation at 12 Upazila includes 110 Unions of
Tangail district and also 8 Upazila including 1 Chowki (Ishwarganj)
includes 98 Unions of Mymensingh district with funding support
and technical assistance from USAID's Justice for All Program.
The overall objective of our project is to provide an environment
supporting citizens' access to legal services and the ability
of justice seekers to enforce their legal right through the
formal justice system through project activities covering
linkages between the DLAC, UZLAC & UPLAC. Legal education
campaign will be conducted through miking campaign, courtyard
meeting, facilitation of bi-monthly UZLAC & UPLAC meetings,
and orientation of members of UZLAC & UPLAC, quarterly
coordination meeting with judges, panel lawyers and judicial
officers involving legal aid committee members. Legal info
materials will be produced with posters, brochures, stickers,
and leaflet. Community sensitization events will be supported
by mass awareness through video documentary show on legal
awareness, public hearing by institutions, mock exercise of
court procedures, school-based debate program, rallies and
legal aid fair on National Legal Aid Day (28th April) at District
& Upazila level, and other methods.
proposes these two years project to,
" Promote DLAC, UZLAC and UPLAC among the people of target areas
" Orient the members of UZLAC and UPLAC
" Sensitize panel lawyers and judges
" Enhance community awareness and disseminate information citizens' rights to legal aid services
" Determine critical issues and lobby to resolve them
" Increase citizens' accessibility to legal aid services.
Impact:Responsive formal legal aid services ensured for the community people
Objectives:1. Increasing the level of activation and coordination of the District, Upazila, and Union Parishad Legal Aid Committees within the target District.
Result 1.1:Increased number of UZLAC and UPLAC fully activated and functioning.
Result 1.2:Increased level of coordination among DLAC, UZLAC, UPLAC and other stakeholders.
2. Increasing awareness of government legal aid and legal rights among mass people.
Result 2.1:Increased number of citizens accessing legal aid.
Result 2.2:Increased level of information about legal rights and remedies within the formal justice system among target communities.
3. Increasing acceptance of the use of formal justice system among communities.