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Building Power,
Deepening Democracy

We advance social and environmental justice by building a movement of people who know, use, and shape the law.

Legal Empowerment in Action

More than half the world’s population lack meaningful access to justice. They are driven from their land, denied basic services, and intimidated by violence.

In this five-minute video, discover how paralegals and communities are working together to tackle urgent justice challenges in Mozambique, Myanmar, and around the world.

Namati video

“The Legal Empowerment Network has been of great help as it has exposed me to a lot of things such as information, ideas, other organizations, and so on. I can get access to almost any kind of information or assistance I need to improve my work and better serve my community.” 

Swaleh Elbusaidy

Save Lamu, Kenya

The Injustices We Address

Members of the Legal Empowerment Network are tackling a wide range of justice challenges around the world. Namati works in close partnership with some of these members to take on three urgent issues in six countries.

Health
Justice

Many countries today have progressive healthcare policies. The failure is often at the point of delivery: patients are treated abusively, drugs are missing, or there is no privacy during medical visits. The health and lives of millions of people are at risk.


Where we work: Mozambique

Land & Environmental Justice

Mining, agribusiness, industrial development, and other private and public projects are damaging the environment and endangering the livelihoods of local communities across the globe.


Where we work: India, Kenya, Myanmar, Sierra Leone, USA

Citizenship
Justice

Over 1 billion people worldwide lack legal identity documentation. Without an ID, they cannot apply for a job, receive a bank loan, or access healthcare. They are excluded from society and trapped in a cycle of poverty.


Where we work: Kenya

The Impact We've Made

In 2019-2020, community paralegals working with Namati and our partners directly supported 25,000+ individuals to address injustices. Together, we achieved remedies that directly improved the lives of 400,000+ people — and policy improvements that affected millions more.

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The Impact We've Made

Namati convenes the Legal Empowerment Network. In 2019-2020, our membership grew to over 9,000 individuals and over 2,000 groups from 170 countries. Together, we made progress towards greater financing and protection of grassroots justice defenders.

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News, Blogs & Stories

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Attorneys, Fight For Enviro Justice With Both Law And Protest

Law and protest aren’t mutually exclusive alternatives. We can and should use them in tandem.

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Advocacy & Systemic Change

Ahead of COP26, highly vulnerable countries like Sierra Leone must commit to robust climate action

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Advocacy & Systemic Change

New Legal Empowerment Fund to mobilize $100 million for grassroots justice groups

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Environment

Black Water and Toxic Dust: Closing Illegal Mines in Myanmar

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Advocacy & Systemic Change

Ziya’s Story: From Fighting for ID to Fighting the System

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Health

Paying for Blood: Bribery in Mozambique’s Healthcare System

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General

MacKenzie Scott’s Gift: You Made it Possible

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