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.

A STATEMENT ON THE PRELIMINARY FINDINGS ON THE IMPACT OF THE 2021 GENERAL ELECTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS; ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND RULE OF LAW IN UGANDA

LASPNET  and its  Legal Rapid response team has released a statement on the Impact of the 2021 Elections on Human rights Access to Justice and Rule of law. A total of 28 media houses* were  present, among which include;*Radios* Sanyu Fm, Xfm, Bukedde Fm, Radio one, Beat Fm, Impact Fm, City Fm, Mama FM, Radio four, Bilal Fm, Simba Fm, Prime Radio, Radio Sapientia, CBS FM.

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LASPNET TO EMPOWER INFORMAL AND FORMAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS TO HANDLE GENDER BASED VIOLENCE (GBV) IN MUKONO, BUIKWE AND KAYUNGA DISTRICTS WITH SUPPORT FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION

Uganda just like other countries is grappling with Gender Based Violence (GBV). Whereas Uganda scores highly in enacting gender responsive laws and policies including ratification and domestication of key human rights instruments to curb GBV such as the Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW); 1995 Constitution and Domestic Violence Act (2010) as well as setting up law enforcement agencies and structures such as the Police and the Judiciary to better respond and handle GBV, the vice remains rampant

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LASPNET USHERS IN A NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT 11th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

On 23rd October 2020, LASPNET convened its 11th Annual General Meeting at Hotel Africana in which a new governing Board of Directors for the year 2020-2022 was elected. The General Assembly is the highest policy organ of the Network, and is convened each calendar year. It was a hybrid event with both physical and virtual participation. A total of 74 (42 Male: 32 Female) participants who included LASPNET members and Staff of the Network attended the AGM.

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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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