On the occasion of 108th international women’s day, LACC, Rise and shine and Aanandit upakar Kendra have jointly organized legal empowerment program to empower single women groups at Nakhipot, Lalitpur district.... Activity Details+
Time is now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women's Lives . LACC is Celebrating 108th International Women's Day.... Activity Details+
LACC has organized 34th general assembly at Man Bhawan Lalitpur on 17th February 2018.... Activity Details+
LACC has organized three days in house capacity building training on "communication skill and management skill for professional development" for staff and executives with the close coordination with Thagaconnectand Nepal Communitere.... Activity Details+
The training of trainers (TOT) workshops aimed to enhance the capacity of trainers on understanding GBV, and give an overview of effective approaches on the prevention of GBV and guidance on integrating GBV prevention into other programme areas. The workshop also provided a space for initial strategizing on how to develop locally and internationally relevant GBV approaches. The major aim of ToT is to train trainers who have the competences and the motivation to contribute to combating GBV and inequality between man and women among youth.... Activity Details+
The Centre for Peace and Justice of BRAC University, in close collaboration with the Open Society Justice Initiative, ‘Asian Leadership Colloquium on Legal Empowerment and Access to Justice’ was held in Bangkok, Thailand. The colloquium brought together the leadership of legal empowerment organizations across Asia to discuss the state of legal empowerment in various countries, particularly the challenges faced by such organizations. The colloquium was also focused on the issue of sustainability of legal empowerment organizations and explored innovative sources of revenue, which will make such organizations less dependent on external sources of funding. The three-day event a ... Activity Details+
Study visit in Spain for Capacity Building Activities and Mobility
To strengthen the capacity of the participants from six countries working for reducing GBV, a sharing program through peer-review and mutual learning activities and in order to share good practice and lessons learned from experiences, the study visit is organized.
The study tour provided participants with an insight of how key institutions and specialized services work in the field of violence against women in Spain, and exchange of information on best practices mainly based on non formal working methods in the field. It also promotes the understanding of several practices and policies in different ... Activity Details+
Kick-off Meeting to explore and promote the projects and initiative to combat GBV among youth across world
In support of EACEA (Educational, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, acting under powers delegated by the European Commission), LACC is working on yet one new initiative to decrease GBV in Nepal.
This is an initial meeting between six countries; i.e Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Madagascar, Spain and Greece was held from 9th to 13th in Lalitpur district, Nepal. The meeting was geared to - to share plan for leading the project to a successful completion, to energize group, to set proper expectations and to establish guidelines that will hel ... Activity Details+
Advocacy Workshop on ‘will system and its effect on women's property right’
On 13th and 16th Sept. 2017, workshops were organized in Kaski and Banke district among the various stakeholders including representatives from high court and district court, NHRC, government authorities from local level, women and children service centre, Nepal police, Bar Association, Journalist, lawyers, women's activist and representatives from different civil society organizations.
The program was organized on the issue "Civil code 2071-The effects brought by will system on women's property right". The provision of proposed bill in ch ... Activity Details+
For the marginalized and backward communities LACC has organized mobile camps with immediate legal counseling services. The objective of such outreach programs are to inform the remote population of the reconstruction, relief and rebuilding programs run by the Government of Nepal and LACC's free legal service which ultimately support to access rights/justice especially of vulnerable communities.... Activity Details+
Paralegal trainings: To enhance the capacity of the local paralegals to handle legal identity cases of ultra poor and marginalized communities and contribute them to obtain their vital registration certificates, LACC organized trainings in Jhapa and Kanchanpur districts on 25- 26 Nov. and 23-24 Dec. respectively. Skill building sessions and capacity enhancement sessions were organized for the paralegals which included sessions on mediation, leadership and communication. The paralegals were introduced to the new federal structure and roles of various government authorities and the facilitation role of paralegal in making accessible justice for all. They were introduced ... Activity Details+
On 6th Oct. 2017, Legal Aid and Consultancy Centre held its 33rd annual general assembly. Annual progress report along with audit report was distributed among the general members and presentation was made on the programmatic and financial transaction of various ongoing and phased out programs. Some queries were raised which were clarified through interactive discussion.
As this year was the final 3rd year of the previous executive board, an election was held for selection of the new board members. A new team of eight member Executive board is elected for next 3 year tenure.
Chairperson – Advocate Anita Neupane Thapalia
Vice Chairperson- Prof. Savi ... Activity Details+
LACC celebrated its 31st annual day on 17th Aug. 2017 amongst its board members, well wishers and staffs. The chief guest of the program was current chief justice of Nepal, honorable Gopal Prasad Parajuli.
This year LACC has awarded 'Dr. Shanta Thapalia women empowerment award’ to Ms. Chadni Joshi, an expert on Gender, Rights and Policy Specialist and Former Regional Director, UNIFEM - South Asia Regional Office. Likewise, Deputy Secretary Ms. Sunita Nepal from the Ministry of women Children and Social Welfare and S.P. Durga Singh from Nepal Police were awarded for their contribution in minimizing GBV in Nepal. Deputy Mayor of Lalitpur sub metropolitan city Ms Geet ... Activity Details+
Collaborating with the Government unit (Village Development Committee and district administrative office), LACC conducted 3 mobile camps in Jhapa and Kanchanpur districts. Altogether 207 people were benefitted by these mobile camps.... Activity Details+