Our Project & Event
Human rights activist program in Somalia Mogadishu
This program is implemented by Somali people rights center which is our branch office in the African region, namely Somalia/Mogadishu.
This program is aimed at young graduates who have a legal background, and who wish to become a human rights activist. We aim to offer a capacity building training and practical training in the field of human rights. For any further information regarding this program, please fill in a general inquiry request form to join this program, you will be contacted by our organisation staff member.
The legal mentoring programme. January - November 2012
As a result of the current economic crisis, rates of unemployment have been increasing; particularly affecting young population who need to enhance their employability through acquiring work experience and communication skills.
For this project, Voluntary Legal Organisation has been supporting a range of volunteers who want to pursue a legal career. Our organisation is providing capacity building and case-working experience skills, through a specialist lawyers in the different law areas.
In addition, volunteers will attend one to one sessions with members of the community who can accesses to free legal advice
Know your legal rights. June 2011 - September 2011
Know your legal rights project, emerged from the need of the community to understand Contracts Law, particularly addressing contracts with utility service providers; we organised a series of workshops where we explained the process of making claims when conflicts arise with utility service providers. We have also covered topics in consumer law rights.
Furthermore we also described the causes and consequences of eviction, and the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords.
The human rights project August - March 2010
The human rights project was created to empower and educate the community members of Westminster borough about different legal issues. For this purpose, we delivered two workshops focusing in the latest changes introduced the international human rights day and other issues related to what Human rights law is and the workshop covered some brief aspects of immigration law as well as housing law
In addition, this project supported a range of volunteers with a legal background, by offering capacity building and work experience; volunteers acquired skills in drafting legal documents and case-working.