15 SEPTEMBER 2014 GABORONE, BOTSWANA On Monday 15 September 2014, the Gaborone High Court, Dingake J presiding, heard a constitutional challenge to Botswana’s Adoption Act. The applicant is a father who seeks to prevent his minor child from being adopted against his wishes. The applicant challenged the constitutionality of section 4(2)(d)(i) …» Read More
SALC is working with the Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and AIDS (BONELA) to challenge the Botswana government’s policy of refusing HIV treatment to non-citizen prisoners. Currently, citizen prisoners are entitled to free HIV treatment. In addition, the government provides non-citizen prisoners with treatment for opportunistic infections, such as tuberculosis. …» Read More
Check out our summary of the Botswana Court of Appeal’s judgment in Ramantele v Mmusi and Others–Botswana’s landmark ruling on women’s rights and customary law.