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MENTAL DISORDERS ACT OF ZAMBIA MUST BE DECLARED NULL AND VOID

Posted on: 31 January, 2017

Author: Administrator

Guest Blog post by Wamundila Waliuya, Founding President – Disability Rights Watch Many African countries are currently being governed using laws which were passed during the pre-independence period. Essentially, this means that countries are running using colonial rules and laws. Specifically, many countries have got mental health laws that are …» Read More

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INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS

Posted on: 17 December, 2016

Author: admin

17 December is celebrated as International Day on no Violence against Sex Workers. As the world remembers this day we are reminded of the challenges facing sex workers in all corners in the world. As a sex worker from Zambia reflects, “[t]he police harass us, sleep with us and even …» Read More

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International Human Rights Day: SALC looks back on key developments and challenges in 2016

Posted on: 9 December, 2016

Author: Administrator

Every year, on 10 December, the world celebrates International Human Rights Day – the day the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. The celebrations recognise the commitment by nations in the world to uphold human rights, and serve as a …» Read More

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“IS AFRICA RUNNING AWAY FROM THE JUSTICE?”

Posted on: 7 December, 2016

Author: Angela Mudukuti

SALC and The Hague based Africa Legal Aid (AFLA) hosted a side event entitled, “ICC Withdrawals: Is Africa Running Away from Justice?” on the margins of the 2016 International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties (ASP) on 18 November 2016. In October 2016 South Africa and Burundi wrote to the …» Read More

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[CALL FOR APPLICATIONS] Removing Legal Barriers to Prison Health and Human Rights: Legal Training for African Lawyers

Posted on: 29 November, 2016

Author: Annabel Raw

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) is a regional non-profit organisation that works to advance human rights and protect the rule of law in southern Africa. With funding though the Africa Regional Grant on HIV, SALC is hosting a 3-day regional training meeting for lawyers entitled “Removing legal barriers to …» Read More

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