2022 Annual Report
Let's look back at the past year for the Alternative Law Groups!Despite the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on our organizations and the communities we work with, the Alternative Law Groups remained steadfast in our commitment to empowering marginalized sectors of society and effecting justice system reforms.Our 2022 annual report highlights key accomplishments and milestones of our programs and the coalition's continued work in developmental legal aid.
ALG champions developmental legal aid at national legal aid summit
The Alternative Law Groups (ALG) shared developmental legal aid best practices and challenges in the three-day national legal aid summit organized by the Supreme Court of the Phil
LEN-SEA convenes to strengthen legal empowerment strategies and approaches
Strengthening WEDefenders towards a Resilient and Inclusive Natural Resources Governance
In 2021, the Philippines was identified as the deadliest country in Asia and third in the world for environmental defenders, with women facing unique vulnerabilities and even graver threats. In the face of continued extractive human activities that have devastating environmental impacts, along with the persistent feminization of the burden of managing natural resources for a household's survival, the WEDefend (Wom
Stories from the Field: Overcoming Access to Justice Barriers through Grassroots Communities’ Participation and Collective Action
The project, “Stories from the Field: Overcoming Access to Justice Barriers through Grassroots Communities’ Participation and Collective Action” is a 3-year project supported by the IDRC (International Development Research Centre).It consists of multi-thematic research studies to generate knowledge and evidenc
ALG convenes to re-strategize and discuss human rights situation across the country
The Alternative Law Groups convened in a general assembly at the WB The Ivywall Resort-Panglao, Bohol on August 22-24, 2022.
Community-Based Dialogue in Region IV-A Held
The Community-Based Dialogue (CBD) on the Enactment of Human Rights Ordinances in Selected Cities and Municipalities in CALABARZON was held on Sept 14, 2022 at the Hotel Seda in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna.After the Opening Program, there was a discussion on the proposed ordinances, specifically: