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Our Services

imgThe CWCA promotes, protects and enhances the legal, economic, social, political status and human rights with special emphasis on widows and children. It also intends to carry out the activities of the legal aid clinic, legal education and awareness programme. Along side this broad objective the CWCA envisages to meet specific objectives as provided for in its Memorandum and Articles of Association.

Legal Aid

Our organization provides legal aid to the indigenous widows and children who can not afford to hire private advocates in the market under forma pauperism. Legal aid clinic offers legal advice, court representation, reconciling parties with legal disputes especially on matrimonial or labour issues, drafting of legal documents, empower clients with necessary court and legal knowledge and under take the public interest cases.

Care and Support

The aim of this programme is to support desperate widows and women by giving them seed money to start small business and train them on how to initiate income generating activities. Orphans and most vulnerable children are supported by the Centre through payment of school fees (primary, secondary and vocational training centers) and the scholastic materials to enable them to access their right to education. Psychosocial, reintegration, counseling and legal aid is part of this program.

Legal Education Awareness

The aim of this programme is to raise awareness to the community and the general public on legal, gender, human rights issues of children, women, good governance and democracy which is done through trainings, conferences, workshops and seminars.

Research, publication and documentation

Under this programme the Centre do conduct research on law and human rights issues, gender, policies, practices that affect women and children, document the same and advocate for change