SALC Publications

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE REGIONAL ADVOCACY REPORT-CIVIL SOCIETY IN ACTION: PURSUING DOMESTIC ACCOUNTABILITY FOR INTERNATIONAL CRIMES

Drawing on the outcomes of the Conference, “Civil Society In Action: Pursuing Domestic Accountability for International Crimes”, organised by SALC with the support of Trust Africa, this publication canvases successful case studies of civil society pursuing domestic accountability for international crimes. The publication outlines existing legal frameworks and addresses challenges …» Read More

SALC HANDBOOK – Justice for all: Realising the Promise of the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

SALC released a handbook in December 2014. The handbook, the first in the handbook series, entitled “Justice for all: Realising the Promise of the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples’Rights”, looks at the provisions of the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights and …» Read More

USING THE COURTS TO PROTECT VULNERABLE PEOPLE: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE JUDICIARY AND LEGAL PROFESSION IN BOTSWANA, MALAWI, AND ZAMBIA

In February and March 2014 the Southern Africa Litigation Centre, the National Association of Women Judges and Magistrates (Botswana) and the judiciaries in Malawi and Zambia co-hosted judicial colloquia on the rights of vulnerable groups. The colloquia provided a unique opportunity for judges to discuss and debate the development of …» Read More

SALC LITIGATION MANUAL: LITIGATING CASES INVOLVING VIOLATIONS OF SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS

This manual is a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts challenging laws, policies and practices involving sexual and reproductive rights. The manual focuses on two specific sexual and reproductive rights issues: discrimination in accessing sexual and reproductive health services; and …» Read More

No Justice for the Poor: A Preliminary Study of the Law and Practice Relating to Arrests for Nuisance-Related Offences in Blantyre, Malawi

Globally, there has been an increase in the implementation of laws which limit the behaviour, actions and movements of persons in public spaces. This greatly impedes the lives and livelihoods of those living in poverty and further perpetuates discrimination of the poorest and most vulnerable in society. In Malawi, Penal …» Read More