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MENTAL DISORDERS ACT OF ZAMBIA MUST BE DECLARED NULL AND VOID

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

SALC Anniversary Case Book

To commemorate SALC’s 10 Year Anniversary in 2015 we published a case book documenting the litigation the organisation has supported since its inception.The book is divided into themmatic areas – Women’s Land and Property Rights, Children’s Rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, LGBT Persons’ Rights, HIV and Health Rights, Prisoners’ …» Read More

SALC Annual Report: 2014

SALC published its Annual Report for 2014-2015. The report details significant cases, advocacy initiatives, trainings and other activities conducted by SALC from March 2014 to February 2015. Click here to download the report.  

GOAL 16 OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: PERSPECTIVES FROM JUDGES AND LAWYERS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA ON PROMOTING RULE OF LAW AND EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE

  Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seeks to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels”. During 2016, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre, in conjunction with the National Association of Women Judges …» Read More

[GUIDEBOOK] Using Complaints to Address Healthcare Violations: A guide for healthcare users and community-based organisations

This Guidebook provides information about how healthcare users in Africa can enforce their human right to health by making use of complaint processes, particularly for people who are disproportionately vulnerable to HIV (key populations). The Guidebook gives information for healthcare users about human rights when using healthcare services, and on …» Read More