Baseline Report “Bringing Justice Closer to Women Suffering from Gender Based  Violence”
Aug06

Baseline Report “Bringing Justice Closer to Women Suffering from Gender Based Violence”

What is gender based violence (GBV)? Gender based violence or GBV is violence inflicted on women and children. The acts of gender based violence (GBV) usually result in physical, sexual, psychological or economic harm or suffering to women. Examples include: Physical GBV where a woman is beaten or harmed by her husband and suffers bruises and/or scratches. Sexual GBV is rape, attempted rape or forced marriage/early child marriage....

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From a CLE Alumni to a Full Time Social Worker
Aug06

From a CLE Alumni to a Full Time Social Worker

The Clinical Legal Education program at the National University of Lao’s Faculty of Law and Political Science has provided an excellent opportunity for law students to participate in clinical legal practice and gain valuable experience in legal consultation and community teaching. Students have learned practical methods for legal consultation at the program’s in-house legal clinic, which offers pro-bono legal advice and services to...

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Baseline Study Interview – Bringing Justice Closer to Women Suffering from Gender Based Violence (GBV)
Oct02

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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