Welcome to FIDA Ghana
In fulfillment of a long-standing item on its agenda, FIDA Ghana in January 1985 established the first free Legal Aid Service in the country particularly for women and children who could not afford legal services of any kind because of their economic condition. These services have now been extended to men. Volunteer lawyers offered counseling, settlement, mediation and court representation.
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Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

“The law should be a shield for the weak and powerless, not a club for the powerful” Gov. Roy Barnes (Equal Justice Conference, 2004).    Adwoa Attah and Kojo Adom were married under Customary Law in 1984. Adwoa is a petty trader while Kojo is a trader. The couple did not have any children; howeverRead More

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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

In October last year, the Ghana Police and the Ministry of Social Welfare were involved in an incident where a young mother was exhibiting signs of emotional and mental stress.  She was caring for an infant daughter in unsanitary conditions in an open area on the Spintex Road, and fellow citizens became concerned about theRead More