SALC seeks to promote justice not only through litigation, but also through the use of various other available complaints mechanisms. SALC has drafted various training tools that can be used by non-governmental organisations and community-based organisations to seek redress for human rights violations.
In countries all over the world, there have been prosecutions of people living with HIV who allegedly did not disclose their HIV status prior to sex (HIV non-disclosure), were accused of exposing others to HIV (HIV exposure), and/or were accused…Read More
The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), HIV Justice Worldwide, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the Stop TB Partnership, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), and…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
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
Throughout Africa, transgender persons have to contend with pervasive negative experiences, such as societal stigma and discrimination. Many transgender men and women experience discrimination and harassment in their daily lives – at work, at home, while they are walking on…Read More
SALC released a handbook in December 2014. The handbook, the first in the handbook series, entitled “Justice for all: Realising the Promise of the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights”, looks at the provisions of the…Read More