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Network of Lawyers of Hope in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda
Joined February 2015
Presence in: Rwanda
Focus: Gender-based violence

“Lawyers of hope mission is to motivate lawyers and law students to give their time and skills so that the vulnerable members of our society can have access to justice. We do this by delivering legal education in the community and in prison; teaching to local leaders and paralegals the laws published in official gazettes and offering case specific legal advice and legal representation in the courts.

People Associated With This Organization

Christopher Sengoga

Rwanda  
Network of Lawyers of Hope in Rwanda (Unverified)
Joined June 2016
Interests: Gender-based violence
I am currently working with Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights and Development (GLIHD), a non profit organization that works on social justice, social activism, research, monitoring of human rights instruments and legal aid, I work as Senior Legal Researcher.

My areas of expertise include Research, Investigation of GBV and other cases and Policy adviser.

I believe that joining this network will increase chances of getting global information on progressive move towards attaining the responsive and fair laws and policies of women' rights.

Juves Tchiamala

Rwanda  
Network of Lawyers of Hope in Rwanda
Joined February 2015
Interests: Gender-based violence

Louis Gitinywa Akohouendo

Rwanda  
Network of Lawyers of Hope in Rwanda (Unverified)
Joined August 2017
I am young male Lawyer of 32 years old , Passionate about defending Human Rights, especially on the field of Criminal Justice, where i have found there is a lot of abuse , Particularly in the context of my Home Country Rwanda
before joining Lawyers of Hope as Legal and Litigation Director , i have been working in a position of Prosecutor for the Rwanda National Public Prosecution Authority, where i have developed an experience on a quite wide aspects of criminal Justice such Sexual and Gender based violence, Mass Atrocities and Genocide , and investigation and prosecutions of cases of Criminal defamation. and this exposure give me the opportunity to explore and to understand legal issues and abuses related to freedom of expression.
I am holder of a bachelor degree in Law and master degree in Law from University of Dar es Salaam , Tanzania , and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice From the Institute of Legal Practice and Develoment of Rwanda .
Juves Tchiamala is the network champion (main point of contact) for Network of Lawyers of Hope in Rwanda.

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