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.
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.