“Over 60% of the cases I receive in my office on a daily basis are based on domestic violence. In order to change it, nonprofit organisations must incorporate free legal support into their programmatic interventions like BRAC did.”
Salma Akter, a Senior Assistant Judge and District Legal Aid Officer, Satkhira, southern Bangladesh.
On this National Legal Aid Services Day, we commend the silent champions like Salma Akter for their fight against gender-based violence in Bangladesh.
For free legal advice, call the National Legal Aid Helpline at 16430.