Member profile

Organization

kahama Paralegal Aid Organization(KAPAO)

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Tanzania

Organisation Description

 Vision
To reduce the gender disparities in all legal matters,as well as access to social services, ownership of economic resources and access to reproductive health services.
 Mission
To educate the general public in shinyanga and country wide (Tanzania) on the hum rights and Legal rights .So to have equal rights and justice society.
 Objectives
1. To provide legal aid among the women, children, people living with HIV/AIDS, disabled, elder and people.
2. To conduct research on policies and laws affecting women, children, disabled, elder and people living with HIV/AIDS, with the aim of using the findings as tool for advocating their rights.
3. Advocate and promote for the increase in youths equal access to opportunities and control over resources at the family.
4. To raise awareness about the importance of girl’s child protection and enhance capacities of communities, local governments and government to strengthen safety nets.
5. To discourage bad beliefs and practices that affect women, grandmothers, children, disabled, and poor people in Tanzania particularly kahama area.
6. To raise awareness on human rights and legal aid to the public through seminars, workshops, , performance, radio programs, printing and disseminating materials on women and children rights for purposes of creating Gender equality

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Neglect

Sector

Women and gender equality

Social Services/Child Protection

Social Protection

Human Rights

Humanitarian action

Media

Research

Network