Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA-UGANDA)
The Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA-Uganda) is one of the leading women's rights organizations in Uganda and the pioneer of legal aid and public legal education in sub-Saharan Africa. Formed in 1974, FIDA-Uganda has an established track record of promoting and defending human rights, with a focus on the rights of women with children as beneficiaries of this of this work.
Project Title: Provision of Holistic Legal Aid Services for Poor Women, Men and Children
Brief Description: The project seeks to enable and empower poor and vulnerable men, women and children to protect and defend their rights through the provision of legal aid services; addressing root causes of vulnerability and powerlessness, especially amongst women; and identifying and piloting sustainable and cost-effective legal aid interventions.
Geographical coverage: Arua, Gulu, Kaabong, Kabale, Kampala, Kamuli, Kapchorwa, Kitgum, Lwengo and Lamwo districts.