Baseline Study Interview – Bringing Justice Closer to Women Suffering from Gender Based Violence (GBV)
Feb27

Baseline Study Interview – Bringing Justice Closer to Women Suffering from Gender Based Violence (GBV)

The baseline survey on Bringing Justice Closer to Women Suffering from GBV, otherwise known as the Women’s Access to Justice (GBV) project, aims to increase democracy and human rights, among communities, by providing them with greater understanding of gender based violence, including access to justice, regarding vulnerable women, in Laos i.e, to ensure that the rights of  women, at risk from GBV, are strengthened and protected.      ...

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The Beginnings of a CLE Program at Khon Kaen University (KKU)
Feb27

The Beginnings of a CLE Program at Khon Kaen University (KKU)

On 22nd-23rd October, Nathakan Chomphouthong, BABSEACLE Thai team member, and BABSEACLE Lao team members, Pavina Thephithak and Bounthy Xaechao, were invited to train Khon Kaen University (KKU) students, at the first Clinical Legal Education (CLE) workshop, on their Nong Khai campus. Two Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education (FLP CLE) students were also in attendance.             The purpose of the workshop was...

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Training on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Interviewing Skills   
Oct18

Training on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Interviewing Skills  

From 8 – 13, August 2016, Dr. Chris Walsh, one of the Co-Directors of Bridges Across Borders South East Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE), traveled to Vientiane, in Laos, to assist the BABSEACLE Lao team, in setting up a baseline study, for the Bringing Justice Closer to Woman Suffering from GBV project. This innovative project, in partnership with the Association for Development of Women and Legal Education...

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Completing a “Learning and Advocacy” Pilot Project
Oct18

Completing a “Learning and Advocacy” Pilot Project

Started by the core members of the Lao Land Right Group (LLRG), the Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education (FLPCLE), of the National University of Laos, has completed a Learning and Advocacy Project, which was supported by the Mekong Regional Land Governance(MRLG). The Lao Land Right Group (LLRG) is composed of different ministries, organisations and local NGOs, The aims of this project were to provide technical...

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The “Rule of Law” Campaign in Laos
Aug22

The “Rule of Law” Campaign in Laos

Bridges Across Borders South East Asia Clinical Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) and the National University of Laos Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education (FLP CLE) work together to support the “RULE OF LAW” campaign, by using CLE Training of Trainers workshops. Supported by The European Union thru Care International Organization, more than 200 participants attended such workshop, including the Laos...

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The Journey from Law student to Legal Fellow 
Aug22

The Journey from Law student to Legal Fellow 

My name is Bounthy Xaechao, and I am from the north Laos province of Xayyabouly. In 2013, when I was a first year student at National University of Laos, a senior law student came to my class and explained how Clinical Legal Education (CLE) trains you, gives you experience, develops your legal skills and provides the opportunity to help poor people. That speech inspired and motivated me to deepen and develop myself through CLE. After...

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