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Submission to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Regarding the Government of Namibia’s 6th Periodic Report

[Read the submission in PDF: Submission to the African Commission on Namibia’s report] Introduction In advance of the consideration of Namibia’s sixth periodic report to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and Namibia’s Women Health Network (NWH) would like to …» Read More

Blog Posts

[Research Report] Accountability and Redress for Discrimination in Healthcare in Botswana, Malawi and Zambia

Southern Africa bears a disproportionate burden of HIV globally and indications are that stigma and discrimination » Read More

Reaching for Zero Discrimination in Healthcare

          1 March is Zero Discrimination Day, a day to celebrate » Read More

SALC Participates in UPR Pre-session on Namibia

In December 2015, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) was invited to participate in the » Read More

News Stories


UN/African Union: Reject ICC Withdrawal Security Council Meeting With AU (New York, September 22, 2016) » Read More

SALC Highlights Human Rights Concerns in Angola at the African Commission

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) today presented an oral statement to the African Commission » Read More

SALC’s Statement to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa

During the 58th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, held in the » Read More


SALC in the News: The Right to Cervical Cancer Services in Southern Africa

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women in sub-Saharan Africa and is a leading cause of death in women in southern Africa. The disease is a prime example of global inequality in health. Mortality from cervical cancer in developed countries is substantially lower than in developing nations because …» Read More

Scenes from the courthouse on judgment day for coerced sterilisation case

The Namibian Women’s Health Network organized supporters on day of coerced sterilisation decision. Check out the photos below.