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Legal Support for Children and Women

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LSCW provides free legal advice, support and representation to women and child victims of rape, physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence, and to women in connection with divorce proceedings.

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LSCW provides free legal advice, support and representation to women and child victims of rape, physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence, and to women in connection with divorce proceedings.

The Legal Aid team is based in Phnom Penh with satellite offices in Prey Veng, Kampot and Koh Kong. A mobile team from Phnom Penh also provides legal services in the following provinces: Kandal, Kampong Cham, Kampong Speu, Takeo, Kampong Thom and Svay Rieng. LSCW provides the following legal services to children and women free of charge for both criminal and civil cases:

  • Legal court representation, including research, investigation and preparation of cases to bring for prosecution
  • General legal consulting and assistance
  • Legal awareness-raising throughout the country, using published resources about international and domestic law
  • Support service referral when required
  • Referrals to appropriate shelters for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking

LSCW provides the following services to government authorities, international organizations, and NGOs:

  • Legal training to local authorities about relevant laws, implementation and methods for supporting victims
  • Research and analysis on the rights of children and women
  • Recommendations to government officials and stakeholders
  • Networking opportunities for relevant ministries, international organizations and NGOs

 

Contact details:

Hotline: 077 455 516

Languages

  • English

Countries

  • Cambodia

Categories

  • Legal
  • Shelter