[Workshop Report] Using complaints to address healthcare violations in Malawi

  With funding from the Africa Regional Grant on HIV, SALC hosted workshops in Botswana, Malawi and Zambia on ‚ÄúUsing complaints to address healthcare violations”, in reference to SALC’s¬†Guidebook¬†on the same subject. A workshop was held in Malawi from 6-7 February 2017 for participants from community-based organisations and non-governmental organisations, …» Read More

[Research Report] Accountability and Redress for Discrimination in Healthcare in Botswana, Malawi and Zambia

Southern Africa bears a disproportionate burden of HIV globally and indications are that stigma¬†and discrimination remain high, not only amongst people living with HIV but also amongst those¬†most vulnerable to HIV. Stigma and discrimination violate human rights and are barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. This research report is concerned …» Read More

SALC’s Statement to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa

During the¬†58th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, held in the Banjul from 6 – 20 April 2016, SALC presented a¬†statement to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa. In this statement, SALC¬†applauded Malawi on the progressive provisions on age of marriage in …» Read More

Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child regarding the Government of Malawi’s Combined Third, Fourth and Fifth Periodic

In advance of the preparation of the list of issues for the Republic of Malawi‚Äôs periodic report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child (the Committee), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and the Center for Human Rights Education Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) ¬†would like to bring to …» Read More

Reaching for Zero Discrimination in Healthcare

          1 March is Zero Discrimination Day, a day to celebrate diversity and strengthen our resolve for inclusive societies free from discrimination and inequality. The impact of stigma and discrimination has been catastrophic in the fight against HIV/AIDS. When discrimination occurs in healthcare facilities or at …» Read More