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Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice

Kathmandu, Nepal
Joined August 2017

Strategic Litigation for Policy Reforms

Presence in: Nepal
Focus: Citizenship, Criminal Justice, Labor & Employment, Other

The Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice (LAPSOJ) is an organization established by lawyers working in the field of rule of law, human rights, and constitutional issues. The organization holds an expertise in research and strategic litigation with some of the pioneer human rights lawyers of Nepal mentoring the organization. We are involved in jurisprudence setting litigation in the Supreme Court of Nepal.

Our mission

  • Identifying Incompatible Laws and Policies: work towards the legal reform.
  • Improve Law and Policy: Change or dismantle the identified bad laws and policies
  • Provide Expertise: Help the government to develop better law and policies.
  • Human Rights Practice: Enhancing the human rights in practice.
  • Legal Aid and Strategic Litigation: Aimed at social and legal reform.

People Associated With This Organization

Anurag Devkota

Nepal  
Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice (Unverified)
Joined February 2019
Interests: Governance, Labor & Employment
Anurag Devkota (Program Coordinator), holds an LL.M. on Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW) from Loyola University as a Gates scholar under Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He worked as Program Officer in American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, Nepal Country Office. He is currently involved as a human rights lawyer advocating the rights of Nepalis Migrant Workers in the Supreme Court of Nepal.

Barun Ghimire

Nepal  
Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice
Joined August 2017
Interests: Labor & Employment, Other
Human rights lawyer based in Kathmandu. I am currently working in strategic litigation of migrant workers rights. I also teach international human rights law in undergraduate and graduate level.

Erick Mbwilo

Tanzania  
Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice (Unverified)
Joined November 2017
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights
Named Erick Mbwilo, I got a university degree in the field of education. Need to join this channel in order to gain experience of the international community to the experience that you can help me in the promotion of the rule of law are part of the human rights and equality of the sexes to allow to the civilizations and development in Tanzania
Barun Ghimire is the network champion (main point of contact) for Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice.

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