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What JCU stands for

JCU informs, advocates and helps poor, marginalised and vulnerable people in Uganda to realise their rights.

Legal Advice

We offer free legal advice to vulnerable persons.

Legal representation

We offer free legal representation.

Toll Free Numbers

We provide free legal advice via our toll-free lines.

Support

We offer support with self-representation.

Mediation

We offer alternative dispute resolution through mediation.

Advocacy

We undertake evidence-based advocacy.

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November 19, 2021

How to report a case before the village court?

The Local Governments Act gives the Village executive committee the mandate to maintain law, order

November 19, 2021

What type of criminal cases are handled in a village court (LC1)?

The Local Governments Act gives the Village executive committee the mandate to maintain law, order

November 19, 2021

What types of civil cases are handled in a Village Court (LC1)?

The Local Governments Act gives the Village executive committee the mandate to maintain law, order

November 29, 2021

I Have Reclaimed My Freedom: Mirembe’s Story

Imagine being confined to your home, afraid of going anywhere for fear of being re-arrested

November 17, 2021

Family Rescued From Detention

Pictured are Rachel (pseudonym) and her family posing with the JCU paralegal officer after their

November 15, 2021

Girl’s Inheritance Rights

Abbo Immaculate (currently a 16-year-old student) lost her father (Idong) at the tender age of

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