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Legal literacy done among the mining communities

Legal caravans to facilitate legal literacy training and legal clinics were conducted within the mining areas in Moroto and Abim districts targeting people living within the mining areas/sites. These caravans covered issues regarding the mining policy, mining law & regulations, mineral related rights, access to justice avenues.

Information on free legal aid services and information was provided to community members who raised issues to do with human rights violations while others were referred for further follow up and arbitration in addition referrals to key legal aid providers were effected to support victims of violations in the Extractives Sector a case in question being a case involving DAO local employee, employed as a driver. He reported having been working for DAO for eleven months without pay and accumulated arrears to a tune of six million two hundred night seven thousand two hundred shillings. ECO together with other legal aid providers in Moroto like FIDA, Uganda Law Society filed a case and are following up in the courts of law

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