16 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
SWAZILAND: WOMEN’S RIGHTS TAKE ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK...

MBABANE,  – Much to the frustration of gender activists, Swaziland’s Supreme Court has reversed a February 2010 High Court ruling that allowed a married woman to register property in their own name. After centuries of being classified and treated as…

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01 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
Namibian coerced sterilization cases go to trial today...

Three cases challenging the coerced sterilization of HIV positive women in Namibia’s public hospitals are going to trial today in the High Court in Windhoek. We will be providing an update on what happened during the day here as well as on…

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26 May 2010 Staff Writer
Decision expected in Zambian Air Force case tomorrow...

The High Court in Livingstone, Zambia, tomorrow is expected to hand down a decision in a case involving the alleged testing and dismissal of two HIV positive employees. We will update the blog tomorrow regarding the decision and post the judgment as…

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21 May 2010 Staff Writer
Women’s property rights case to be heard by Malawi’s constitutional court Ju...

Compared to many of the cases in which we are involved (defending Monjeza and Chimbalanga against charges of buggery, challenging the coerced sterilization of HIV positive women), holding Zimbabwean perpetrators of violence to account in South Africa) a constitutional challenge to the disparity…

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22 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
Decision in Zambian Air Force case expected...

The Judge in the Zambian Air Force case will be delivering her judgment in the High Court in Livingstone on 27 May. As you will remember, this is a case of two former Zambian Air Force employees who were allegedly tested for…

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20 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
Coerced sterilization cases to be heard in Namibia’s High Court 1-4 June...

The High Court will hear the cases of six HIV positive women who were allegedly subjected to coerced sterilization at public hospitals in Namibia from 1-4 June. The women are asking that the government compensate them for violating their rights under the Namibian Constitution.…

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