Regional Advocacy

The Regional Advocacy Programme works with African regional mechanisms, including the Southern Africa Development Community and the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights to further human rights and rule of law in southern Africa.

Blog Posts

JUSTICE AT THE BARREL OF A GUN: A COURT DIARY FROM LESOTHO

On Wednesday 16 September 2015, SALC attended a hearing in the Lesotho High Court in » Read More

SADC Tribunal Petition

The leaders of southern Africa are pulling apart a regional court which they put in » Read More

ZAMBIA’S PRISONER TRANSFER AGREEMENT

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

Cases

Zambia: Challenging the Mental Disorders Act of 1949

SALC is supporting a petition by two persons with mental disabilities and the Mental Health » Read More

Malawi: Challenging the criminalisation of breastfeeding by women living with HIV

SALC worked with the International Coalition of Women (ICW), Malawi and a private lawyer, Mr Wesley » Read More

MALAWI: DETENTION OF LEARNERS FOR PREGNANCY

SALC is working with Youth Watch Society (YOWSO) in Malawi on a case seeking the » Read More