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School of Law (Mizan-Tepi University)

Mizan-Aman, Ethiopia
Joined August 2018

The school of Law of Mizan-Tepi University has a mission of creating an intensive legal Empowerment not only to its students but also to law enforcement organs, government officials and general public

Presence in: Ethiopia
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Mizan-Tepi University is one of the second generation higher Educational Institutions that is located in Mizan-Aman and Tepi towns in southern Ethiopia. The School of Law, being part of the University, mainly renders legal education to its students. In addition to this, however, it established a free legal aid center that renders free legal aid services to the unprivileged members of the community by participating both the lecturers and students. The activities the free legal aid center provides ranges from giving a free of charge legal consultancy to representation in courts of law  for the economically unprivileged parts of the community.

People Associated With This Organization

Kalkidan Demewez

Ethiopia  
School of Law (Mizan-Tepi University)
Joined August 2018
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I am a lawyer working as a lecturer of Laws in the School of Law of Mizan-Tepi University. In addition to my primary role as a lecturer, i assume the role of a free legal aid expert taking the responsibility of rendering free legal consultancy, free representation in court and organizing to conduct various legal empowerment training both to law enforcement organs and the general public. By joining this network i look to find the opportunity to share my experience as well as learn from others in the global legal empowerment arena.
Kalkidan Demewez is the network champion (main point of contact) for School of Law (Mizan-Tepi University).

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