regional advocacy

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 ATTENDS THE 116th HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE SESSION FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF NAMIBIA’S STATE REPORT

From 7- 9 March 2016, SALC attended the 116th Human Rights Committee Session, where the Committee considered the report of Namibia’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. SALC  prepared a joint shadow report with the Namibia Women’s Health Network, the Community of Women Living with HIV, as well as Her …» Read More

SALC Highlights Human Rights Concerns in Angola at the African Commission

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) today presented an oral statement to the African Commission Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) concerning the situation of HRDs in Angola. The statement was presented during the 58th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights currently being held in …» 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

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