Legal Resources Centre is a non-governmental organisation with significant community-based grassroots initiatives. The LRC develops human rights capacities within communities where it works so as to ensure social progress and development through the instrumentation of law, justice, development and good governance.
The LRC also links community concerns to national level policy institutions to ensure that decisions take into consideration less privileged populations within Ghana. The core elements of the LRC’s work are three-fold:
LRC’s activities are carried out across the full gamut of human rights including:
The basic philosophy of the LRC is that every human being deserves to live in dignity and that human rights constitute not only a vision but a tool for achieving human dignity. The LRC also believes that an enduring development may only be achieved in an environment where the majority of the citizenry:
The LRC carries out its projects under two (2) main programmes. These are:
We also believe that Human Rights must be systematically implemented and mainstreamed in the National Development Agenda of Ghana.
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