Legal Counselling

Description
This project is alligned with the UN Sustainable development goal #16 to Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. On april 16, 2018 Varios chapters of Western Mindanao 1 visited the Pagadian City Jail for women to conduct various projects. One of wich was legal counceling spearheded by JCI Lapuyan President Atty. Junsaly Itumay. Several women in mates who could not afford legal counsel were given the chance to follow up and ask for advice regarding their cases. This gave opportunity to expedite their pending cases and shed a light of hope for a second chance to do better in society.
Objectives
To provide legal counsel to inmates of Pagadian city jail for women.
Action Taken
Among those who were helped in our beyond prison walls project, several were given the opportunity to talk one on one with JCI President Attorney Junsaly Itumay of JCI Dlasag Lapuyan.
Results Achieved
The questions and confusions of the inmates were answered and they given peace of mind.
Program Partners
Pagadian City Jail, Wemrick, Pagadian City Government, Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Government.

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