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Legal Aid

Legal Support for Children and Women

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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

  • Community
  • Legal