SALC, in conjunction with its local partners, seeks to support communities to assert their rights and to use litigation as a tool to lobby for social change. SALC often produces plain language publications to ensure that the rights affirmed by courts are translated into practice and that court victories lead to change.
States guarantee basic human rights and ensure physical security for their citizens. However, when people become refugees these protections disappear. Refugees fleeing war or persecution become incredibly vulnerable. They lose the protection of their own state and often it is…Read More
All persons are entitled to fundamental rights and freedoms, including the right not to be discriminated against, harassed, or abused, and are fully entitled to fair treatment, due process of the law, and to be free from arbitrary arrest and detention. The High…Read More
Sex workers include female, male and transgender adults who receive money or goods in exchange for sexual services, either regularly or occasionally. Sex work refers to commercial sexual activities taking place between consenting adults. All living persons enjoy all…Read More
This Guidebook provides information about how healthcare users in Africa can enforce their human right to health by making use of complaint processes, particularly for people who are disproportionately vulnerable to HIV (key populations). The Guidebook gives information for healthcare…Read More
In March 2016, the Botswana Court of Appeal ruled that the government's refusal to register an LGBT organisation unconstitutional. This ground-breaking case created important precedent on the right to freedom of association, and the right of LGBT persons to…Read More