DSLSA Legal Services Clinic

The Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) in association with the National Commission for Women (NCW) has launched a legal aid clinic that aims to act as a single-window facility to resolve all the grievances that have been lodged by women by providing them with free legal assistance.

Overview:

  • This initiative was launched to make legal aid more reachable for the women of Delhi.
  • This initiative was launched on 29th March 2022.
  • This newly launched legal aid clinic will be operating from the NCW’s office located in New Delhi.
  • Any woman can come to the facility and receive free legal assistance from legal services advocates on the DSLSA panel.

Aim of the legal aid centre

This newly launched legal aid centre has the objective of providing free legal services and advice to women. This legal aid clinic will also focus on protecting the rights of the women of Delhi and will look to provide them with a one-stop centre that they can approach to seek help and legal counseling. The women won’t have to run from pillar to post to seek legal aid anymore.

What services will be provided?

The legal aid clinic will be providing counseling, legal assistance will be provided to the women in distress. Information regarding various schemes of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) will also be provided. Assistance regarding mahila jansunwai, matrimonial cases, free legal aid, and other complaints registered with the Commission will also be provided.

Other plans of NCW regarding the legal aid clinic

The NCW also has plans to collaborate with other State Commissions for Women for setting up similar legal services clinics.

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