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EAJ Launches Lower Shabelle Community Engagement Interventions with Message of Support from Southwest State Minister of Justice and Lower Shabelle Governor

At a ceremony convened in Baidoa on October 5 to mark the launch of EAJ’s early recovery justice work with its local implementing partners Bay Women and Lifeline Somalia, Minister of Justice, Hon. Mohamed Hussein, pledged his support for EAJ’s efforts to work with communities to begin reintroducing justice services. 

Video highlights Justice Call-In Centers

Video highlights Justice Call-In Centers

In Somaliland, EAJ produced a video featuring SWLA’s call Centre, highlighting the success of the call center and the contribution the Centre has made to the expansion of justice in Somaliland, particularly, for victims of gender-based violence and to the disabled.

Two further research scholarship papers have been finalized

Two further research scholarship papers have been finalized

In its series of research scholarships, EAJ has supported two further research scholars in finalizing their research papers

Supporting Girls with Disabilities

Supporting Girls with Disabilities

EAJ partner SODEN hosted a radio talk show on the difficulties faced by girls with disabilities in Mogadishu.

23 community members from Lower Shabelle Region of South West State of Somalia learn to access legal aid

23 community members from Lower Shabelle Region of South West State of Somalia learn to access legal aid

On 28 March 2020 twenty-three community members from Sabid, Anole and Afgoye districts of Lower Shabelle benefited from a training for advocacy groups on gender-sensitive advocacy and awareness-raising.

Support Family to Get Justice for their slain 2 family members

In February 2020, Expanding Access to Justice (EAJ) lawyers met with Abdullahi Hassan Hadle and Dahabo Abdullahi Abikar, the parents of a mother and her daughter who were found dead at their home in an IDP camp in Lower Shabelle.

EAJ bolsters Somaliland Ministry of Justice communications capacity

EAJ bolsters Somaliland Ministry of Justice communications capacity

This communications master class is part of our capacity development component that seeks to increase the capacity and sustainability of access to justice actors....,” said Hamdi Ismail Abdulahi, the project director of EAJ.

EAJ holds three-day workshop for Somaliland MOJ’s Department of Policy, Planning and Statistics

EAJ holds three-day workshop for Somaliland MOJ’s Department of Policy, Planning and Statistics

“...This is a good opportunity to clearly understand our priorities, and the need to fast track completion of the strategic plan to allow effective monitoring and evaluation of our service delivery.” –Abdirahman Sheikh, Director General, Ministry of Justice, Somaliland

EAJ facilitates coordination to improve access to justice for all

EAJ facilitates coordination to improve access to justice for all

On April 15, 2019, the USAID Expanding Access to Justice (EAJ) program in collaboration with the Somaliland Ministry of Justice (MOJ) successfully conducted the first Access to Justice Committee (A2JC) meeting in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

Expanding Access to Justice program builds capacity of partners on outcome mapping

Expanding Access to Justice program builds capacity of partners on outcome mapping

Expanding Access to Justice (EAJ), a USAID-funded program, has successfully conducted a three-days workshop on outcome mapping, from July 16-18, in Hargeisa, Somaliland

Facilitating coordination to improve access to justice for all through USAID’s Expanding Access to Justice program

“In this manner, Development Groups will be contributing by expanding on work that is already underway. EAJ will be providing technical and secretariat support to each Development Group. Women will be given priority and leadership roles of the Development Groups,” said Hamdi Ismail Abdulahi, the Project Director of EAJ.

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Pact launches new USAID program to strengthen access to justice and legal aid provision in Somaliland

Today, February 27, 2019, a new expanding access to justice program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was launched, in a ceremony observed by the Somaliland Minister of Justice, H.E. Abdiqani Mahmoud Ateye.

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