The Legal Resources Foundation (LRF) is an autonomous, charitable, and educational Trust, established in 1984 (now the Private Voluntary Organizations Act [Chapter 17:05]). The LRF’s vision is a Zimbabwe where human rights are upheld and all people have access to justice whilst its mission is to improve access to justice for all and promote human rights.
Maintenance is the legal obligation that a responsible person is supposed to pay towards the welfare and upkeep of their dependent and this includes food, clothing, housing medical care, and education. Our paralegal answers the following questions about the issue of maintenance.
What is maintenance?
Who is entitled?
How does one apply for maintenance?
Birth registration remains a challenge for many people in Zimbabwe due to a number of factors. In this podcast, LRF discusses the issue of birth registration, why it is important and how it has affected various groups of people. For free legal advice on birth registration, contact the Legal Resources Foundation (LRF) through the Toll-Free number 08080402 its free of charge from an Econet number.
In this episode, LRF discusses human rights and access to justice work in the time of COVID-19. The restrictions imposed on the movement of people have had various implications on people's human rights. LRF Senior Lawyer (Sheila Mahlangu) discusses the work being done by LRF to promote human rights and access to justice particularly women and children. She also highlights the significant role played by paralegals in providing legal assistance to people in remote areas of the country.