Namibia

Submission to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Regarding the Government of Namibia’s 6th Periodic Report

[Read the submission in PDF: Submission to the African Commission on Namibia’s report] Introduction In advance of the consideration of Namibia’s sixth periodic report to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and Namibia’s Women Health Network (NWH) would like to …» Read More

SALC’ Oral Statement at 58th Session of the African Commission

 On 6 April, SALC presented an oral statement at the 58th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights held in the Banjul from 6 – 20 April 2016. The oral statement, presented in view of the submission of Namibia’s state report to the Commission, covered concerns related …» Read More

SALC Participates in UPR Pre-session on Namibia

In December 2015, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) was invited to participate in the pre-session of the second cycle of Namibia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). At the pre-session, SALC presented two statements. The first on behalf of itself, Namibia Women’s Health Network (NWHN) and Women’s Leadership Centre (WLC). This …» Read More

JOINT CIVIL SOCIETY SUBMISSION TO THE 2ND CYCLE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OF NAMIBIA (JAN – FEB 2016)

This submission has been prepared by five civil society organisations, in consultation with four others, for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Namibia in January – February 2016. The organisations presenting this report include the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), Namibian Women’s Health Network (NWHN), the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC), …» Read More

Organisations seek Human Rights Committee Intervention Regarding Forced and Coerced Sterilisation in Namibia

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and four other human rights organisations, concerned with the forced and coerced sterilisation of women living with HIV/AIDS in Namibia, have requested the UN Human Rights Committee to raise this with the government of Namibia. SALC, the Namibian Women’s Health Network (NWHN), International Community …» Read More