A book covering six countries;including South Africa;Kenya;Sierra Leone and Liberia. Community paralegals seek to demystify law and empower people to advocate for themselves. Each chapter contains vivid accounts of paralegals helping communities to take on injustice. Explores questions such as: how have community paralegals adapted to and influenced their changing political contexts;from repressive regimes like apartheid South Africa to newfound democracies and;in some cases;back towards repression? Is it possible for paralegals to receive public funding without sacrificing their independence? What are five qualities of the most effective paralegals;and how can organisations nurture those qualities?
Authors and Publishers
CLARA (Climate Land Ambition and Rights Alliance
Mokoro is pleased to host the ’Land Rights in Africa’ site as a contribution to the land rights dialogue and related debates. This website was created in January 2000 by Robin Palmer, and was originally housed by Oxfam GB, where Robin worked as a Land Rights Adviser. A library of resources on land rights in Africa – with a particular focus on women’s land rights and on the impact of land grabbing in Africa – the portal has been well received by practitioners, researchers and policy makers, and has grown considerably over the years.