Visit to Zataari Refugee Camp

In June 2016 a Lawyers Against Poverty delegation travelled to Amman in Jordan to consider the legal challenges facing refugees in the Zataari refugee camp as well as those living in host communities. The team had the opportunity of speaking to Syrian refugees who had fled the conflict and spent… Read more

New video: Tika’s story

A short documentary is now available following the story of Tika Darlami, a woman living in Nepal who used to have serious trouble communicating with other people and becoming involved in her community due to low self-esteem. However, as the three minute film illustrates, Tika was helped by WAM (Women… Read more

New video: Sentinels of Forests

A short film is now available depicting the work carried out by Oxfam India to help the Adivasi, who live in the forest areas of Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and the Vidharbha region of Maharashtra. Although the Adivasi have lived in these locations for generations they do not in fact hold… Read more

Launch of Lawyer Twinning project

A pilot twinning project for lawyers has been launched between Lawyers Against Poverty and the League of Women Lawyers in Tajikistan. The intention of the twinning project is to not only aid the fight against poverty but to create a worldwide network of lawyers, interested in building personal and professional… Read more

A tale of two women

As part of Lawyers Against Poverty Week, 9BRi, ICLB and ARC follow the story of Zanjira, a woman who runs a legal clinic in Tajikistan, and her client Najbiddinova Bibiniso. The study was published last year by Catherine Dunmore, an international arbitration lawyer in Paris, and explores the challenges that… Read more

Lawyers Against Poverty Week 2016

Our first ever Lawyers Against Poverty week takes place from 13 to 20 June 2016. We hope to see you at one of our events and don’t forget to bring friends and colleagues! We would love to come and talk with you about Lawyers Against Poverty. If your firm, company… Read more