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Law Students educate Muhazi Sector citizens on legal rights

Law Students educate Muhazi Sector citizens on legal rights

Law students from the Rwamagana Campus took to the field in Muhazi Sector on the 26 th of
March,2024 to educate citizens about the laws governing persons and families. This initiative
not only provided legal insights to the community but also highlighted the importance of legal
awareness in society.
The students, accompanied by their professors, engaged with residents of Muhazi Sector,
discussing various aspects of the law related to persons and families. They addressed topics
such as marriage, divorce, child custody, and inheritance, aiming to clarify misconceptions and
raise awareness about legal rights and responsibilities.
"Many people in our community are unaware of their legal rights, especially when it comes to
family matters," said the legal clinic manager, Mr. Mugabe Bora Thaddée "By providing
information and clarifying doubts, we hope to empower individuals to make informed decisions
and access justice more effectively."
The outreach event was well-received by the community, with residents expressing gratitude
for the opportunity to learn about the law from the students. Local leaders also commended
the initiative, emphasizing the importance of legal education in promoting a just and equitable
society.
We are grateful to the law students for their efforts in educating our community about the
law," "This knowledge will help our citizens protect their rights and resolve disputes in a
peaceful manner." said Mr. Kazungu Frodouard, the Executive Secretary of Karambi Cell who
was a delegate from Muhazi Sector.
The event concluded with a question-and-answer session, allowing residents to seek further
clarification on legal matters. The students expressed their willingness to continue such
initiatives in the future, underscoring their commitment to serving the community through
legal education.
The outreach program in Muhazi Sector reflects the dedication of Rwamagana Campus law
students to making a positive impact in society. By empowering citizens with legal knowledge,
they are contributing to the promotion of justice and the rule of law in Rwanda.