Lawyers for Lawyers launches podcast highlighting the work of female lawyers
Lawyers for Lawyers presents the podcast series ‘5 Weeks of Empowerment: Highlighting the Work of Female Lawyers’.
In the run-up to 8 March 2021, International Women’s Day, Lawyers for Lawyers will highlight the important work of inspiring female lawyers in a new podcast series. In our podcast series, we will talk to five female lawyers from Tanzania, Venezuela, Poland, Georgia and the Philippines. We will address the challenges they face as women in the male dominated legal profession, who inspires them and the development of the position of female lawyers in their respective countries.
Listen to our first episode with Fatma Karume, Tanzanian lawyer and former President of the Tanganyika Law Society. All episodes will be posted here.
Joint statement on the intimidation of Mohammed Sablouh
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Two years since Ali Jasseb Hattab Al-Heliji has forcibly disappeared
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Appeal for UAE to release detained human rights activists ahead of Dubai Expo
United Arab Emirates
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Myanmar, Colombia, China: joint oral statement during the id on the UPR
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