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National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW)
Workshops & In-house training
Civil Society Organisation
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.
Chikumbuso is a grassroots project in Ng'ombe township in Lusaka. Founded by Linda Wilkinson in 2005, Chikumbuso provides an alternative lifestyle to vulnerable women and children. Free schooling is available, as well as adult training and capacity building, income generation activities and community building programs. 30 young adults have left the streets to come to Chikumbuso to learn new life skills in tailoring and cooking. The word Chikumbuso means remembrance.