ALFeLa (Women and Children’s Legal Aid)

Organisation name ALFeLa (Women and Children’s Legal Aid)
Address Vila-Verde, Dili, Timor-Leste Timor-Leste
Website http://www.alfela.tl
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Contact Person / Email / laura.afonso@alfela.tl
Related activities on women, peace and security ALFeLa is a Timorese legal aid organization which works to assist vulnerable women and children access the formal justice system.ALFeLa’s vision is a formal justice system that is fair, without discrimination and which protects women and children’s rights.

ALFeLa’s mission is to support women and children in Timor-Leste to access a formal justice system which is fair, through:

  1. legal aid
  2. legal education, and
  3. advocacy.

ALFeLa works to help women live in peace and security by assisting women who have experienced violence process their case through the formal justice system.   ALFeLa also works with partner organisations to ensure that women who have experienced violence have a safe place to live (shelter house).

ALFeLa’s legal education and advocacy activities promote peace and security by raising awareness of women’s human rights, including the right to live free from violence.

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