Centre for Legal Assistance – CELA (Cost Extended)

Status: Active

Project Title: Ensuring that Malawi’s criminal justice system responds to the needs of excluded groups.

Location: Nkhotakota, Lilongwe, Kasungu, Dedza, Ntchisi

Grant Amount: £98,291

Project Duration: 2 years

End Date: 31st October 2014

The project aims to achieve a criminal justice system that is responsive to the needs of the marginalized groups. Through the project, CELA wants to engage prison authorities in strengthening health service delivery mechanisms and governance structures for the prisoners on remand.

Results area:

  • Improved health service delivery mechanisms for inmates and suspects under police and prison custody.
  • Developed Prison and Police capacities to respond to inmates’ health needs at institutional level.
  • Enhanced collaboration among stakeholders through networking and documentation.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *