EVENTS
IN BRIEF

Year 2016

February

Participated in the Family Evening organized by Hope for Women to celebrate One Billion Rising to raise awareness on family law and prevention of domestic violence law.

May

 

Participated in the “Loibakee koba?” campaign fair organized by Family Protection Authority to raise awareness on family law and prevention of domestic violence law. 

Published online version of Handbook on Services Available in Prevention of Domestic Violence

October

Recruitment of new lawyers for our pro bono services.


Organized and held Training Program on Domestic Violence and Gender Based Violence in collaboration with Society for Health Education.  

November

Organized and held awareness sessions on Family Act and Domestic Violence Prevention Act for the women and girls of Raa Atoll Angolhitheemu in collaboration with the Women’s Development Committee and Island Council of Raa Atoll Angolhitheemu to mark the 16 Days of Activism 2016.

December

Participated in the Family Evening organized by Family Protection Authority in collaboration with Hope for Women to celebrate the 16 Days of Activism 2016 to raise awareness on family law and prevention of domestic violence law. 

 

Participated in the “Katti Hihvaru Fest 2016” organized by Dhi Youth Movement to raise awareness on family law and prevention of domestic violence law. 

 

Facilitated the awareness workshop on  Domestic Violence Prevention Act held in the “Katti Hihvaru Fest 2016” organized by Dhi Youth Movement.

Year 2017

January

Conducted awareness sessions on gender, Domestic Violence Prevention Act, personal safety for service providers, public and students of Meemu Atoll Mulah with the assistance of American Center Male’.

 

February

Organized and conducted an awareness workshop on Domestic Violence for the law students of Maldives National University in collaboration with Maldives National University Student’s Union.

 

Celebrated One Billion Rising Campaign with the law students of Maldives National University in collaboration with Maldives National University Student’s Union and assistance from Sun Media Group.

 

Participated in the Family Evening to mark One Billion Rising Campaign organized by Hope for Women to raise awareness on family law and prevention of domestic violence law. 

 

March

Conducted our first pro bono legal consultations outside of Male’ in Addu Atoll Hithadhoo with the assistance from American Center Male’.

 

April

Organized and conducted an awareness workshop on Domestic Violence for the law students of Maldives National University in collaboration with the Society of Shari’ah and Law.

16 Days of Activism 2014
16 Days of Activism 2014
Katti Hivvaru Festival 2016
Training
Training
Training
One Billion Rising 2015
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One Billion Rising 2015
Training
Training
16 Days of Activism 2014
Katti Hivvaru Festival 2016

Year 2015

February

Participated in the Family Evening organized by Hope for Women to celebrate One Billion Rising to raise awareness on family law and prevention of domestic violence law.

March

 

Conducted training on Prevention of Domestic Violence Act and Family Act for the second round of pro bono lawyers recruited to FLC.

Conducted an awareness raising event on prevention of domestic violence for Parents' Association of Thaajudheen School on the occasion of International Women's Day. The event included a pop-up clinic where consultation advice from pro bono lawyers were provided.

 

Conducted Training Program for second round of pro bono lawyers on Domestic Violence and Gender Based Violence in collaboration with Society for Health Education.  

August

Participated in "Magumathy Forum" organised by the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives to raise awareness on prevention of domestic violence.

Year 2014

August

Conducted Training Program for pro bono lawyers on Domestic Violence and Gender Based Violence in collaboration with Society for Health Education.  

Family Legal Clinic was incorporated as a project under Hope for Women.

Commenced pro bono legal consultation services to the public. 

November

 

To mark 16 Days of Activism, launched Handbook on Services Available in Prevention of Domestic Violence 

 

December

To mark 16 Days of Activism, organized and held an awareness raising campaign on services available in prevention of domestic violence. This campaign was held in collaboration with Family Protection Authority, Ministry of Gender and Family, Maldives Police Service, Society for Health Education, Family Protection Unit of IGMH, Hope for Women and Gender Advocacy Working Group (GAWG).

ABOUT US >

Family Legal Clinic (FLC) is a pro bono legal service founded in August 2014 by a group of young and enthusiastic professionals, including two lawyers and a journalist. FLC was registered as an independent NGO on 20th September 2017. It is the first initiative of its kind in the Maldives and focuses on providing pro bono legal consultations and awareness in the areas of family law and prevention of domestic violence law.

CONTACT >
Family Legal Clinic

1F, Ma. Rosario 
Sayyid Kilegefaanu Magu
Male', 20196

Republic of Maldives
PHONE: (960) 333 1779

HOTLINE: (960) 9977771

EMAIL: info@familylegalclinic.org.mv

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