The Irish State is currently securing safe passage and protection for a number of Afghan female judges and their families arising from the dangers they would otherwise face by remaining in Afghanistan.
As we know the position of female legal professionals in particular, judges and lawyers, is precarious under the Taliban regime.
In a unique demonstration of solidarity with our Afghan judicial and lawyer colleagues, the coalition of the above parties is inviting all members of the legal community and beyond to assist as part of a collaborative effort to support their safe transition to and settlement in Ireland.
The most fitting model of support is one based on community sponsorship where local colleagues assist in practical, social and professional ways to welcome and integrate those colleagues arriving, along with their families.
This model of support has proved successful elsewhere, and we believe is an effective way for the Irish legal community to lend its urgent support to our colleagues.There are three ways to help - pledge of accommodation, financial assistance, and social and professional support. For more details, please visit: https://www.lawlibrary.ie/afghanassistance/
Your donation will contribute to their resettlement in Ireland, and support the families in respect of housing, education, health and social support.