UGANET, in the five regions has reached people through outreaches; sensitizations and provision of legal aid i.e. court representation and mediation. 1984 prisoners were engaged in 2014. Legal aid clients range from 857 (2016) to 466 (2014). Details are in attachments. Majority i.e. 75% of the clients served in 2017 were women. An indication that women have been empowered to report violations.
is a privilege only accessible by those that have the financial means. The
marginalized are often ignored or simply forgotten. During the planning period,
we shall strive to create safe spaces for such under privileged sections of the
community, by facilitating them to access legal justice and promoting social
protection. The NSP 2015/16-2019/20 has identified gender inequalities
including GBV as some of the drivers of new infections.[i]
Similarly, the NSP has singled out pursuing non-discriminatory and
criminalizing approaches to key populations as some of the strategic
interventions to address injustices associated with HIV and AIDS. Table 5 below
summarizes the relationship between our anticipated outcomes in promoting
access to legal justice and the outputs we hope to produce as we support
vulnerable groups to access legal and social protection.