International Development Law Organization
Implementing Partner: 
Uganda Law Society (ULS)
Sub-Project title: 
Enhancing Access to Justice for the Marginalized and Vulnerable Communities in Uganda – Phase II
Amount awarded: 
UGX 2,720,057,876
March, 2023 to November, 2024

This sub-project aims to contribute to enhancing access to justice for marginalized and vulnerable communities in Uganda. Building on the results achieved during the first phase of the sub-project, the Uganda Law Society (ULS) is providing legal advice, counselling services and court representation and conducting mediation sessions for vulnerable persons in the communities of Gulu, Jinja, Kabale, Kabarole, Kampala, and Masindi. In order to o increase stakeholder participation in the provision of legal aid services, ULS is organizing a series of sensitization sessions on human rights, gender, and available legal services, and disseminating information, communication, and education materials in the target communities. Furthermore, ULS is delivering training sessions for community-based volunteers on basic laws and procedures related to land rights, succession, children, and family laws to enhance on-spot legal services in the communities, ensuring that individuals are better equipped to address their legal needs.

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