WiLDAF recognises that knowledge is power. As a result, we are committed to empowering women by giving them the legal knowledge required to be able to claim their rights.
Our educational campaigns focus on areas of the law that affect women the most, such as marriage, divorce, custody, children's rights, maintenance, inheritance and domestic violence.
Our flagship educational programme is Community Access to Justice Programme (CJP). Under the CJP, WiLDAF offers legal advice to both women and men, and provides legal training to community leaders throughout the country. These leaders called 'Legal Literacy Volunteers' in turn provide other members of their community with knowledge of their legal rights and responsibilities. In this way, WiLDAF Ghana has been able to initiate a sustainable legal education process that is helping to empower women and the rural poor. Under our Governance Programme, we have trained community leaders as Coalitions of Women in Governance (COWIG) who ensure women's voices are heard in decision making structures.