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Inherit Your Rights

Presence in: Tanzania
Focus: Generalist Legal Services, Labor & Employment, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Inherit Your Rights seeks to educate and empower individuals in Tanzania concerning basic human rights, and to represent those who are facing inequality and injustice. We work towards educating, representing and empowering disadvantaged individuals in the region with a focus on closing the inequality gap between men, women and children. We offer education programs on human rights, the law, and the inequalities women and children commonly face in Tanzania. We provide legal representation and advice to those facing injustice, and sponsor local Tanzanians through law school as part of our legal fellowship program.

People Associated With This Organization

Baraka Joel

Inherit Your Rights
Joined July 2016
Interests: Generalist Legal Services
I graduated in 2014 from Tumaini University Makumira (TUMA) with Bachelor
of Laws (LLB) and passed to the law school of Tanzania, currently working with inherit your rights organization.
Having spent the last three years working in the non-profit Organizations and Law
firms for the betterment of the community, I have come to realize that my passion
lies in helping people who are less advantaged. Just to manage our several projects
I have been volunteering with several organizations and Law firms in Arusha.

Inge Bij de Vaate

Inherit Your Rights
Joined July 2016
Interests: Gender-based violence
Dutch lawyer, helping out launching legal aid clinics in Arusha

Judi Owens

Inherit Your Rights
Joined June 2016
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Gender-based violence, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice
I am the Director of Operations for a justice based NGO in Tanzania, called Inherit Your Rights. We support widows, women and children in their fight for human rights by educating, empowering and representing them.
I coordinate trainings and radio shows and legal aid workshops within the Arusha area. I would love to network with other organizations so that we can be aware of what other resources are available for those we represent and educate besides our legal curriculum training and lectures that we offer.

Sarah King

Inherit Your Rights
Joined July 2018
I am a member of Australian Volunteers International currently working we small ngo Inherit Your Rights in Tanzania. This ngo provides free information and representation to women in relation to human rights in particular the right to own and retain property, the right for education and freedom from all forms of abuse and violence.
Judi Owens is the network champion (main point of contact) for Inherit Your Rights.

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