22 Jun 2018 Focus areas Annabel Raw
Inhumane detention in Malawi, Part 1: The historical context...

In this 1st video of a 4-part series on inhumane detention in Malawi (produced by the Centre for Human Rights Educaiton, advice and Assistance (CHREAA) and SALC) the historical context of overcrowding and deteriorating conditions of imprisonment is explored. Part 2…

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15 Jun 2018 Botswana Staff Writer
Botswana: Challenging prescription in medical negligence claim...

In January 2017, SALC supported the filing of an appeal against a High Court decision dismissing a claim for medical negligence on the grounds that too much time had elapsed between the time of the injury and when the case…

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15 Jun 2018 Children's Rights Tambudzai Gonese
Eswatini (Swaziland): Challenging laws allowing child marriage...

In February 2017,SALC supported WLSA in Eswatini to  file a case challenging laws that allow child marriage. The challenge is to sections of the Marriage Act and customary law that allow a girl who is under 18 years to contract…

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13 Jun 2018 Angola Staff Writer
statement: Shining a light on the urgency of implementing the Regional Action Pl...

On 13 June, every year the world commemorates the International Albinism Awareness Day. This year the International Albinism Awareness day is commemorated under the theme ‘shining our light to the world’, providing an opportunity to reflect on progress and challenges…

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12 Jun 2018 Articles and Opinions Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: Road accident Bill paved with bad intentions for foreigners...

The Times Live The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) has raised an objection to the exclusion of undocumented migrants from all of the benefits of the proposed Road Accident Fund Benefits Scheme Bill. The Bill aims to replace the current…

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06 Jun 2018 Children's Rights Anneke Meerkotter
Malawi: Challenging the imprisonment of children...

This case was brought by civil society organisations who are concerned that the conditions in Bvumbwe and Kachere prisons are deplorable and not in the best interests of children who are in conflict with the law. Currently a number of…

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