Working towards these commitments
Secure Tenure Rights
Equal land rights for women
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Lawyers for Human Rights is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation whose vision is to be a leading, effective human rights and constitutional watchdog and advocate, an international force in the development and delivery of human rights, with a primary focus in Africa, a primary contributor to clear strategic policy on the delivery of socio-economic rights for the disadvantaged.To this end, LHR strives to promote awareness, protection and enforcement of legal and human rights through the creation of a human rights culture.
The objectives of Lawyers for Human Rights are focused on the achievement of such rights in all contexts and situations. The primary focus is in Africa, however projects and programmes extend worldwide. Priorities concern Refugees, Migrants, Legal and Security Issues, Litigation processes, Environmental, Housing and Land rights. Lawyers for Human Rights aim to achieve global respect for fundamental rights and raise the attention on certain delicate themes and situations. The organisation is articulated in different programmes, each concerning a major issue.