People Forum for Human Rights (People Forum)

Kathmandu, Nepal
Joined May 2018

People Forum is a lawyer organization in Nepal working in following areas * Free legal aid and Paralegal service * PIL * Legal empowerment * Paralegal training * Legal advocacy *Safe migration

Presence in: Nepal
Focus: Generalist Legal Services

People Forum for Human Right (People Forum) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established for the protection of human rights and promotion of rule of law in Nepal. Since its establishment in 2003, it has been working to provide free legal aid service, advocacy and lobbying for policy reformation and generating awareness at the community level through training, workshops and interaction programs. It has been conducting several types of research and programs in the field of migration.

People Forum has unique experience in the field of legal aid, legal empowerment and policy advocacy, particularly in the issue of migration. Since its establishment People Forum has been providing free legal aid services to the people who do not have the capacity to hire lawyers. Since 2005, People Forum has built strategy to focus its intervention on labour migration and has been providing free legal aid services to migrant workers.

The prime goal of the organization is to ensure human rights of the Nepalese and strengthen rule of law in the country.