New Member Introductions (March 9th 2023 - March 22nd 2023)

Welcome new members! :wave:

We are happy to have you join the Legal Empowerment Network. This is a space to connect with fellow practitioners from around the world; keep in touch for solidarity, learning, sharing, and collaboration.

Kindly note that this is also a civilized space, with guidelines, for the purpose of improving the discussions. Please take some time to go through our community guidelines.

This topic brings together new members. Please introduce yourself. Tell us a bit about your work and your expectations for joining the network. You can add a reply using the blue Reply button down below.


I’m Charity Peter Haruna, for Nigeria, an undergraduate of the university of Jos, am at my year 3 and I’m studying Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, (Visual Handicap). I will be prevailed to add my little knowledge on advocacy and awareness programs for people living with disabilities. I’m hoping to learn alot from this program.


Hola, Mucho gusto a todos, todas y todes, mi nombre KARLA IVETH RODRÍGUEZ CASTRO, soy abogado y notario de EL SALVADOR, mis expectativas son poder aprender de todos Uds., expandir conocimiento y aportar a través de mi experiencia, así como también crecer profesionalmente. Muchas gracias por permitirme formar parte de esta red.


Great opportunity for joining this global network, surest way to get global connection!


I am Linda Mwanza a fresh graduate from the University of Zambia. I studied the bachelor’s degree in information communication technology with education. I am also a Sunday school teacher. This network will help me gain knowledge and skills on how to teach our future leaders to be responsible, relevant and influential in their communities.


Hi @CharityPeterHaruna, @oseniyusuf and @LindaMwanza! Thank you very much for joining the introduction!

Here is a list of things you might find interesting to do as you start engaging in the forum:

  • Exploring the forum and the discussions that are taking place at the moment.
  • Exploring the Resource Library, where you will find resources about legal empowerment & access to justice.
  • Exploring the Network’s Member Directory and connect with like minded individuals from across the world
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Am not new here…I have been a member of the organization for some years now.

My Organization is, Youth Anti-Drug Campaign Africa( YADCA)… You can Check the directory to know more about my profile.


¡Bienvenida Karla! Gracias por contarnos un poco más sobre ti.

Si deseas conocer un poco más sobre la Red y sus miembros, puedes:

  • Explorar el foro, las publicaciones y los debates que están teniendo lugar en este momento.
  • Explorar la Biblioteca de Recursos, donde encontrarás recursos sobre empoderamiento jurĂ­dico y acceso a la justicia.
  • Explorar el Directorio de miembros y ponerte en contacto con personas y organizaciones afines.

Hello everyone. My name is Viviana Tacha, I am a Colombian lawyer with a master’s degree in sociology of law. Currently, I am the executive director of SIEMBRA, a human rights NGO that accompanies peasant, black and indigenous communities in the defense of their territory against the advance of extractivism. It is a pleasure to share with you in this community.


Bienvenida Viviana! Thank you very much for joining the introduction!