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Central Community Legal Aid

Beledweyne, Somalia
Joined January 2021

CCLA exists to empower the poor and vulnerable communities in central regions in Somalia, those are in need of legal aid services. Its mission is to promote access to justice for vulnerable people.

Presence in: Somalia
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Central Community Legal Aid (CCLA) is a non-governmental, independent, and non-profit organization established in January 20, 2020 by a group of lawyers committed to promoting the protection of people’s rights came up with the idea of an organization which would facilitate access to justice for all.
The organization is legally registered under State of Hirshabelle of Somalia and exists to empower the poor and vulnerable communities in central regions in Somalia, those are in need of legal aid services, particularly to, refugees, IDPs, and minority in matters relating to civil cases, criminal cases, and customary law, and provides legal counseling and mediations where necessary.
CCLA informs people about their rights and obligations under the law and provides access to legal assistance for vulnerable, voiceless and disadvantaged groups, those unable to afford a lawyer, encouraging people to settle disputes in a non-violent manner and preferably outside court.
CCLA also advocates and provides legal trainings, awareness raising to the communities in urban and rural areas, or remote areas in central regions.

VISION

All people have access to justice.

MISSION

  • To promote access to justice for the poor and vulnerable people, through legal assistance, legal education and advocacy.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • Non discrimination
  • Professional excellence
  • Ethics Integrity
  • Accountability.

People Associated With This Organization

Liban Mumin

Somalia  
Central Community Legal Aid
Joined January 2021
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Right to Information
I, Liban from Somalia, having Bsc of Accounting and LLB, I have 9 years of legal experience as Paralegal, Public Notary Officer and Legal Advisor. I am Global Youth Ambassador at Theirworld and Executive Director of Central Community Legal Aid ( CCLA). Joining this Network, introducing collogues, learning skills and getting experience are very important to me and our organization, which is why I am so interested to be part of this Network.

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