Ensuring Women’s Access to Justice through Gender Sensitization of Lawyers; Judges and Judicial Officials and Establishing Facilitation KIOSK in Courts – USAID, GEP & Aurat Foundation

Project Location: District Lasbella

Donor: USAID, GEP & Aurat Foundation

Project Duration: November 1, 2015 to January 31, 2017

Objectives:

AID Baluchistan and AF has entered into an agreement under Gender Equity Program of USAID through grant cycle 8. The project titled “strengthening District bar association and setting up Facilitation kiosks “has implemented in District Lasbella. Through this project AID Baluchistan has worked two programming areas including

  • Strengthening and Gender sensitization of District Bar Associations
  • Setting up Facilitation Kiosks in courts.

The project was intended to sensitize DBA on gender concepts and envisioned to equip the District Bar Association with the knowledge of

  • Gender concepts, sensitivity and legal approaches to equality
  • Pro women Laws
  • Family and Minority laws including Qisas and Diyat
  • International legal instruments and obligations related to women rights