Our Mandate

To strengthen coordination and networking of LASPs, harmonisation and standardisation of legal aid service provision by the different service providers, lobbying and advocacy to facilitate a favourable legal and policy environment.

LASPNET’S GRAND LAUNCH OF THE GBV AWARENESS DAY IN BUIKWE

LASPNET with support from European Union convened the grand launch of the GBV Annual Awareness Days which begun in Buikwe district at Mehta grounds in Lugazi on 19th May 2022. The Awareness Day was part of the interventions under the EU supported two-year (2020-2022) project titled “Empowering formal and informal justice systems to respond and handle Gender-based Violence (GBV) in the districts of Mukono, Kayunga and Buikwe.”

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LASPNET MOBILISED RESIDENTS OF MUKONO MUNICIPALITY TO FIGHT GBV AT THE CLOSING OF THE ANNUAL GBV AWARENESS DAY CELEBRATIONS HELD AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF MUKONO DISTRICT

On 2nd June 2022, LASPNET in partnership with Mukono district Local Government and several Gender Based Violence actors held a concluding GBV Awareness Day in Mukono district under the LASPNET-EU project titled “Empowering the Formal and Informal Justice Actors to respond and Handle GBV in the districts of Mukono, Kayunga and Buikwe,”

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LASPNET GBV AWARENESS DAY EXCITES THE RESIDENTS OF BUKOLOTO; KAYUNGA AND SURROUNDING AREAS

LASPNET in partnership with Kayunga district leadership convened its second GBV awareness day in Kayunga district on the 26th of May 2022 under the -EU project titled “Empowering the Formal and Informal Justice Actors to respond and Handle GBV in the districts of Mukono, Kayunga and Buikwe.”

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  • 24 June , 2022
    LASPNET with support from European Union convened the launch of the GBV Annual Awareness Day in Buikwe district at Mehta grounds in Lugazi on 19th May 2022. The awareness day was part of the interventions under the EU supported two-year (2020-2022) project titled “Empowering formal and informal justice systems to respond and handle Gender-based Violence (GBV) in the districts of Mukono, Kayunga and Buikwe”
  • 13 June , 2022
     The Legal Aid Service Providers’ Network (LASPNET) in partnership with National Social Security Fund (NSSF), on 29th April 2022 conducted a Legal Aid Open Day at Boma grounds and an outreach at Kabalye Remand Home in Masindi district. The event was organized under the theme “Promoting Legal Aid Employees’ Rights by bringing Justice closer to the People” and was presided over by His Lordship Hon. Justice Byaruhanga Jesse Rugyema of Masindi High Court Circuit attracted a total of 133 clients (85-male and 48 female) who flocked the grounds to seek legal aid services on legal issues affecting their communities especially in relation to land grabbing, corruption, human rights violations and abuses among others.  Also in attendance were justice institutions such as Uganda Prison Services; Judicial Service Commission; Uganda Human Rights Commission; Local Government; Legal Aid Service Providers and Media.

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ABOUT LASPNET

The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a national member NGO established in 2004 to provide strategic linkages and a collaboration framework for the Legal Aid Service Providers and maintain a common front to interface with various actors in the Justice, Law and Order Sector in Uganda. It targets three critical aspects of coordination: a collective role bringing together different LASPs for solidarity in strategizing, sharing lessons and experiences, while minimizing duplication; capacitating them through collaborative research and analysis ; as well as documenting, providing needed feedback, and amplifying voice on key issues regarding access to justice/legal aid at regional, national or international level.

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