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SALC in the News: Health: ‘Minimal Government Action can Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths in Southern Africa’

Afriquejet Cervical cancer deaths in Southern Africa – Governments in southern Africa must implement comprehensive policies on cervical cancer in order to substantially reduce the number of deaths from cervical cancer, according to a research released Wednesday by the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC). Cervical cancer is now the primary …» Read More

Blog Posts

JUDGMENT IN TAPELA AND OTHERS V ATTORNEY GENERAL AND OTHERS: HIGH COURT UPHOLDS RIGHTS OF FOREIGN PRISONERS

On 22 August 2014, Judge Sechele of the Botswana High Court delivered a landmark judgment » Read More

The Need for a Balanced Debate on Swaziland and AGOA

In Swaziland yesterday, Vincent Ncongwane, the secretary general of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland » Read More

The Personal Cost of Swaziland’s Political Crisis

Last week, during a visit to Swaziland, I met with a Swazi lawyer to discuss » Read More

News Stories

NEWS RELEASE: BOTSWANA GOVERNMENT MUST PROVIDE HIV TREATMENT TO FOREIGN PRISONERS, SAYS HIGH COURT

Gaborone–Today, the Botswana High Court ordered the government to provide anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment to HIV-positive, » Read More

NEWS RELEASE: DARK DAY FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN LESOTHO AS HIGHEST COURT UPHOLDS DISCRIMINATORY CHIEFTAINSHIP ACT

Johannesburg, 17 April – Lesotho’s highest court today struck a serious blow against women’s rights » Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: LESOTHO’S HIGHEST COURT TO HEAR LANDMARK CHIEFTAINSHIP CASE

Maseru—On Tuesday 1st April 2014, the Court of Appeal in Lesotho will hear arguments in » Read More

Commentary

Anneke Meerkotter

HRC Panel on Sexual Orientation, 7 March 2012

On 7 March 2012, the UN Human Rights Council’s 19th session will hold a panel discussion on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. The panel will be opened by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, who has recently urged member states to stop discrimination based on sexual orientation in its …» Read More