International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Ghana


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Category of Activity

Education and Health

Brief Description

The FIDA has made "non-literate women literate in modern law" through workshops, translations and free legal services in an effort toward gender balancing and advocacy for children. Born from the UN's Women's Decade, FIDA, through attorney volunteers teaches women their rights and obligations under the law and translates laws from legalese into everyday language and then into local languages. FIDA also trains community-level paralegals.

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Contact Information

Lucy Felicity Arthur or Emelia Adjeporg
International Federation of Women Lawyers
FIDA Ghana
Legal Services Centre, P.O.Box16502
Accra North, Ghana
Tel. #: 233 21 225 479
Fax #: 233 21 230 035