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The movement for legal empowerment is thriving on every continent in the world. But too often, we work alone, without benefit of the advice or feedback of others doing groundbreaking work. Let’s do something about that.
The Global Legal Empowerment Network is offering practitioners an opportunity to meet and learn from each other in person. Participants in this program will take part in an extended exchange trip, with travel and accommodation expenses covered by Namati, during which they will learn from leading organizations in the field about addressing common challenges and improving legal empowerment methods. Through practical, hands-on learning, we will strengthen our community of practice and our movement as a whole.
Paralegal Program Development in South Africa
A learning exchange hosted by the National Alliance for the Development of Community Advice Offices in South Africa in April 2015.Read more
Paralegal Program Development in the Philippines
A learning exchange hosted by the Alternative Law Groups in the Philippines in May 2015.Read more
Women's Empowerment in Bangladesh
A learning exchange hosted by the Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers Association in November 2015.Read more
Women's Empowerment in Tanzania
A learning exchange hosted by the Women's Legal Aid Centre in July 2016.Read more
Community Land Protection in East Africa
A learning exchange hosted by three local Kenyan community land protection organizations in October 2016.Read more
Latin American Regional Exchange in Argentina
The first Latin American regional learning exchange was held in June 2017 in Buenos Aires and hosted by the Civil Association for Equality and Justice (ACIJ).Read more
Environmental Justice in Sierra Leone
A learning exchange hosted by Namati Sierra Leone in February 2018 on environmental justice practice in Africa.Read more
Citizenship & Legal Identity in Kenya
A learning exchange hosted by local Kenya partners of the Namati Citizenship program in October 2018 on citizenship and legal identity globally.Read more
Learning Exchange for Central America and Mexico
A learning exchange hosted by Centro de Estudios para la Equidad y Gobernanza en los Sistemas de Salud (CEGSS) in Antigua, Guatemala, in July 2019, focusing on impacting public policies and decision-making processes from the grassroots level.Read more