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ZIMBABWEAN REGISTRAR GENERAL MAKES ABSURD CALL FOR A GOVERNMENT BAN ON CONTRACEPTIVES

This week, Zimbabwe’s Registrar General, Mr Mudede, was quoted in national papers urging the Government of Zimbabwe to ban contraceptives. This is the second time in the past two months that he has commented on the subject of contraception having reportedly made similar remarks at an Africa Day event in …» Read More

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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

ZAMBIA HIGH COURT HEARS CASE ON RIGHTS OF HIV-POSITIVE PRISONERS: UPDATE FROM THE COURTROOM

On Wednesday, 11 September the Zambia High Court continued to hear arguments in Mwanza and Another » Read More

Lawyers Targeted in Zimbabwe — Again

To be a lawyer in Zimbabwe prepared to act for those who find themselves targeted » Read More

News Stories

Botswana: Health Bill Victimises The HIV Positive – Ndadi

Maranyane Ngwanaamotho   Director of BONELA, Uyapo Ndadi continues to express his frustration about the » Read More

Botswana: Health Bill controversy…

Weekend PostTefo Pheage Parliament is divided on whether to pass the Health Bill or not. » Read More

Press Release: Southern African civil society calls for a revision of the Botswana Public Health Bill

11 December 2012–In the week of International Human Rights Day, marked on 10 December, the » Read More

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Priti

Zimbabwe: Addressing HIV discrimination in employment

SALC is working with the Women and Law in Southern Africa’s Zimbabwe chapter to challenge the dismissal of a nurse from her employment due to her HIV status. The applicant argues that her dismissal violates her rights to human dignity;  freedom from cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment; equal protection; privacy; and …» Read More

Anneke Meerkotter

Zimbabwe: Assisting sex workers to hold police accountable for abuse

SALC is working with the Sexual Rights Centre in Bulawayo to act on and litigate in cases of police abuse of sex workers. The intention is to hold the Commissioner General of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, the responsible Minister and individual police officers accountable for abuse perpetrated against sex workers. …» Read More