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Majlis Legal Centre

Mumbai, India
Joined August 2016
Presence in: India
Focus: Gender-based violence

Majlis Legal Centre is a forum for women’s rights discourse and legal initiatives. We are a group of women lawyers and social activists committed to informing, educating and empowering women on their legal rights. Majlis offers legal services, conducts legal awareness trainings, engages in policy level interventions, public campaigns and public interest litigation in order to help women access justice.

Majlis Legal Centre has been engaged in a comprehensive women’s rights programme since 1991.

Vision: “Access to Justice For All Women”
Mission: To help women across class and community access justice by creating a culture of rights
Objective: Under the overarching theme of access to justice for all women our objectives are
– To ensure the rights of individual women are protected by providing legal counseling, legal representation and innovative legal strategies
– To ensure there is a culture of rights by educating and disseminating information about laws and legal avenues available to women.
– To ensure that no discriminatory laws against women are passed by initiating public interest litigation and policy level interventions.

People Associated With This Organization

Saumya Dadoo

India  
Majlis Legal Centre
Joined August 2016
Interests: Citizenship, Family, Gender-based violence, Labor & Employment
Saumya Dadoo is the network champion (main point of contact) for Majlis Legal Centre.

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