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Evening with International Lawyers For Africa

In October we held an evening with the fantastic International Lawyers For Africa! Lawyers Against Poverty has already spent some time with the ILFA group and been very impressed by this fantastic group of energetic lawyers, many of whom are very committed to learning about pro-bono law and ways of improving… Read more

Our first ever hackathon!

  On 9th October 2017 Lawyers Against Poverty held our first ever hackathon!  This intensive 12 hour event, held at Gowling WLG in London, was led by the Lawyers Against Poverty in-house lawyers group. With the support of a web developer the participants at the hackathon populated a new website… 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

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 or… Read more