Support to Rule of Law Programs for Afghanistan

Overview

The Support to Rule of Law Programs for Afghanistan project aims to enhance access to legal aid (professional legal counseling and civil/criminal defense), social protection services (professional family counseling and mediation), and social inclusion (re-integration into family or society) for at-risk Afghan women and girls.  In addition to offering direct legal aid services, the project also works with government institutions and non-governmental organizations to promote implementation of the Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW) law, in addition to other improvements in the rule of law and the formal justice system.

Activities

  • Enhance access to legal services for women and girls in Herat, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif  
  • Enhance access to safe reintegration after prison and other social work for women and girls in  Herat, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif
  • Increase awareness of women’s legal rights in Herat, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif
  • Strengthen alliances with the government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working to promote women’s and girl’s legal and social rights in Herat, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif

Accomplishments

  • The Support to Rule of Law Programs for Afghanistan began activities in November 2012.  Results for the above activities will be monitored and reported over the coming months.

Last updated: October 01, 2013

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