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PENAL REFORM INTERNATIONAL/ ASSOCIATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF TORTURE: DETENTION MONITORING TOOL: ADDRESSING RISK FACTORS TO PREVENT TORTURE AND ILL-TREATMENT

A tool developed to to provide practical guidance to help monitoring bodies conduct effective visits to places of detention. Please find more information: http://www.penalreform.org/priorities/torture-prevention/preventive-monitoring/tools-resources/

Blog Posts

Submission to the Human Rights Committee Regarding the Forced and Coerced Sterilisation of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Namibia: Submitted in advance of the consideration of the list of Issues for Namibia’s 2nd Periodic

[Click here to read in PDF: Submission to the Human Rights Committee on NAMIBIA in advance » Read More

ZAMBIA’S PRISONER TRANSFER AGREEMENT

The Zambian Prison Service has recently concluded a multilateral agreement with a number of Southern » Read More

SALC’s Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women Regarding the Government of Namibia

Introduction In advance of the consideration of Namibia’s fourth and fifth periodic report to the » Read More

News Stories

SALC in the News: Mosotho Woman Fights to be Chief

The Botswana Gazette Customary law provides for male succession only The case demonstrates how customary » Read More

SALC in the News: Women’s Movement Must Champion Justice Delivery

All Africa Priti Patel In August 2012, the Constitutional Court in Lesotho reserved judgement on » Read More

SALC in the News: SADC Leaders Duplicitous in Axing Tribunal

So often are the winds of change said to blow through the southern reaches of » Read More