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JOINT STATEMENT: CIVIL SOCIETY CALLS FOR AN END TO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN IN TRADITIONAL LEADERSHIP

On this International Day of Rural Women, 15 October, we, the undersigned organisations, call on African governments to end discrimination against rural women in Africa, especially in their access to traditional leadership roles and inheritance rights. Currently, a number of countries in Africa deny daughters the ability to become chiefs …» Read More

Blog Posts

ZAMBIA’S PRISONER TRANSFER AGREEMENT

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

JUDGMENT IN MAPINGURE V THE STATE: A STEP FORWARD FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS OR A TOKEN GESTURE

On Tuesday 25 March 2014, the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe ordered the government to compensate » Read More

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF ZAMBIA’S CONSTITUTION-MAKING PROCESS AND THE ‘LEAKED’ FINAL DRAFT CONSTITUTION

On the 15th of January 2014 the Zambian Watchdog and Lusaka Times released a ‘leaked’ » 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