PSJ offers free legal assistance to about 580 vulnerable women persons per year. The clinic promotes women rights and initiatives through policy and law reform programs.
This made possible through its membership / networking programs with all national and international stakeholders. PSJ undertakes public interest litigation and legislative advocacy before various national and international forums to make certain that women’s and girls’ concerns from the grass root continuously inform policies, laws and protocols.
In partnership with the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, PSJ successfully handled litigation to 250, sensitive cases on torture last year in Uganda, This program enables vulnerable citizens, victims of torture to seek justice through ordinary courts of law and the tribunal system available at the Uganda Human Rights Commission. The clients do not pay any legal fees, the legal services given are free of charge. This project is sensitive to gender related challenges.
- Efficiency, in terms of minimizing costs
- Effectiveness, in terms of achieving planned activities, outputs and outcomes
- Relevancy, in terms of addressing the needs of the target group with the view of enhancing their participation in the planned activities