Women and Children


“We make change work for women”

March 8 of every year is celebrated as International Women’s Day. With 1,500 strong and resilient women of Cagayan de Oro representing employees and personnel of the City Hall, the national agencies and the barangay women organizations, I graced the gathering to celebrate this milestone of women...Read More


God said, through the Holy Qur-an Surah Al-Isra (17:31): Killing is a great sin and in another Surah, Al-Ma-idah (5:32)) If anyone slew a person it would be as if he slew the all mankind.But what happened? Killings have become rampant nowadays. People are dropping bodies for what cause? Ive...Read More

Highly Regarded Experiences: US Exchange Program

Large landed estate, wide roads, beautiful houses and villas, cowboy look, fair weather and hospitable people were the things that I want to describe about Dallas, Texas. I dont know why, but, I loved that place. Though I stayed for only few days, I enjoyed being there. It was February 4 when we...Read More

Pro Bono Redefined

Pro bono has been lexically and legally defined as being, involving, or doing professional and especially legal work donated especially for the public good. In the judicial system of the Philippines, however, the noble pro bono service has earned a notorious and tarnished connotation of being poor...Read More

Apples and Hearts and Justice: My Amazing U.S. Journey as an International Visitor

When I received the U.S. Ambassador - H. E. Philip S. Goldbergs invitation to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), I was wowed beyond belief. The hope to one day visit America was on my bucket list. But to have been given this rare opportunity to explore the...Read More


(Notes from Atty. Sabrina Balgamwallas Client Handling session with LiLAC based on the article FIVE HABITS OF CROSS-CULTURAL LAWYERING by Sue Bryant and Jean Koh Peters)The practice of law is indeed a tough and excruciating job. As many lawyers would say that it takes tons of sweat, sleepless...Read More

LiLAC blooms to answer your CALL

Liceo Legal Aid Center doing business under the name and style of Center for Alternative Lawyering of Liceo --- this is the name of our legal aid center and if you may ask why it has a very long name? Lets travel back to its wonderful journey so well find out the answer 2002, students (our...Read More

Must be Women!

A Champion for Street Children in Puerto PrincesaBy Mae Ponce De LeonMs. Lydia Del Rosario is a social worker committed to helping street children find a home away from home where they will be cared for and loved albeit temporarily. She is the head of Group Home, a project of the City Social Work...Read More

The Wheel of Torture, a game that should never be played

Towards the end of January 2014, the Philippine Commission on Human Rights (CHR) conducted an inspection in what was alleged to be a secret detention facility in the province of Bian, Laguna, Philippines. What the CHR officials discovered shocked them. They found the wheel of torture, which...Read More

What to do when someone you knew might attempt suicide!

This paper introduces Amelie: a beautiful mother of three, married at tender age to a wealthy businessman. She finished high school and had gone to study fashion in France. As the second wife and very young bride, she was given everything a young woman could dream of: jewelry, designers...Read More


Is an Non-Government Organization Catering Youth Services


Liceo Legal Aid Center (LiLAC) doing business under the name and style of Center for Alternative Lawyering of Liceo is the legal aid center of Liceo de Cagayan University, a privately owned university based in Cagayan de oro City. The group is composed of law students, alumni of the College of Law of the University, and lawyers who are passionate in the practice of alternative lawyering. LiLAC is guided by its vision of a holistic formation of law students committed to the transformation of society by promoting justice, empowerment, unity and peace, through helping the marginalized sector of the depressed areas here in Mindanao, in the Philippines and in the world. While the group was registered only this year with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it has been providing services to marginalized communities in partnership with NGOs for more than 8 years now. LiLAC has more than 50 members, 15 of whom are taking the active role of running the groups activities.

twitter: twitter.com/liceolegalaid
facebook: fb.com/liceolegalaidrn


The Mindanao State University Legal Aid Clinic or Mindanao SULAC for brevity, is the Legal Aid Clinic of Mindanao State University College of law. It is the first and currently the only one of its kind to be established in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). It strives to cater the legal needs of the underprivileged and/or indigent clients of the Region and to help promote the proper administration of justice as a key to lasting peace in the region and in the country as a whole.

Office Address: 1F MSU College of Law Bldg.,
MSU Main Campus, Marawi City 9700 Philippines
Contact details:
Email: mindanaosulac@gmail.com
Mobile No.: (+63) 907 336 7762



The Notre Dame university is a Catholic Institution in Cotabato City run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and member of the Notre Dame Educational Association Philippines.The Notre Dame University Legal Aid Center started sometime in 2009. Its members are the officially enrolled students of NDU-College of Law.

The following are the official pages and e-mail address of the group:
FB: fb.com/ndulac
twitter: twitter.com/ndulac
Instagram: instagram.com/ndulac
email: ndulac@gmail.com


The Palawan Cradle of Rights is a unified composition of law students from Palawan State university school of Law, established last August 26, 2013 after the culminating activity of the Basic Orientation Seminar by the US Embassy in partnership with the MYVC.

Through our linkages and with the help of the different Government and Non-government organizations we aim to provide free access to people who need legal assistance.


The University of Mindanao Legal Aid Network (ULAN) is a non-stock, non-profit, and service institution of the University of Mindanao. As a service institution, it provides legal assistance, advocates human rights and social justice, and facilitates the formation of law students for alternative lawyering. It consists of law students and alumni of the College of Legal Education of the University of Mindanao committed to provide an adequate and greater access to justice of the community through its programs.


The CENTRO ADVOCACIA LEGAL is organized exclusively for charitable, socio-cultural and educational purposes, more specifically to serve the needs of the marginalized communities specifically children and youth and the minorities in Zamboanga City through Legal Aid Assistance and Human Rights Based Advocacies.