This sub-project seeks to enhance access to legal aid by improving justice knowledge and legal service provision in the commune of Ouahigouya of the northern region of Burkina Faso. To this end, the association Appui Moral, Matériel et Intellectuel à l’Enfant (AMMIE) is delivering a series of capacity development sessions for civil society actors and human rights defenders on criminal law and procedure, judicial organization, fair trial principles and detention law. Furthermore, in order to foster cooperation between criminal justice system actors and human rights defenders and enhance quality legal and judicial support for gender-based violence (GBV) survivors, AMMIE is supporting the establishment of a framework for regular dialogues between the parties; delivering a series of training sessions to human rights defenders and civil society organizations on the registration of and referral system for GBV cases, and supporting legal and judicial assistance for GBV survivors by human rights defenders. Finally, the implementing partner is delivering a series of training sessions and awareness-raising activities on criminal law, detention rights and fair trial principles in the local language for vulnerable and marginalized people, including internally-displaced persons, detainees and GBV survivors.
Appui Moral, Matériel et Intellectuel à l'Enfant (AMMIE)
Projet de Renforcement des Capacités des Acteurs des Droits Humains et des Personnes à Risque de Violences Basées sur le Genre dans la Commune de Ouahigouya, Région du Nord, Burkina Faso
April, 2023 to March, 2024