The Justice, Development and Peace Centre, JDPC, of the Catholic Diocese of Ondo was established on 13th April, 1978. It is the social arm of the Church through which the Church continues her course for Social Justice both within the Church and the larger society. By its functioning, it is a Faith-Based NGO which aims at effective enlightenment and efficient empowerment of all people (irrespective of their creed, colour or race) so that they can see the need for and be committed to promoting authentic development, justice and peace in the world.
- Social justice both within the Church and the Larger Society
- Effective enlightenment and efficient empowerment of all people
- Protection and promotion of the rights of the indigent persons on civil, criminal, tenancy and other matter
- Focus on reaching the most vulnerable children, to benefit all children, everywhere
Protection and promotion of the rights of indigent persons on civil, criminal, tenancy and other matter. Through television and radio programmes, community sensitisation, legal representation, legal aid, advocacy visits to duty bearers in relation to fundamental human rights, police station monitoring; to ensure suspects are not kept in police cell beyond the provisions of the law, prison visitation to pick cases of awaiting trial inmates.
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Akure, Ondo Nigeria