Ongoing Cases

01 Mar 2021 Staff Writer
Zimbabwe: Challenging criminalisation of breastfeeding by women living with HIV...

SALC is supporting private lawyer, Mr Tawanda Chakabva, in the criminal defence of a woman living with HIV who was …

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01 Mar 2021 Staff Writer
Africa: Challenging laws criminalising persons living with HIV...

Kenya: SALC is supporting an amicus submission by the HIV Justice Worldwide (HIVJWW)in a petition by 6 persons living with…

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26 Feb 2021 Staff Writer
Zambia: Challenging denial of driving licences to deaf persons...

SALC is supporting a petition by 3 deaf persons and the Zambia Deaf Youth and Women (ZDYW) to challenge denial…

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26 Feb 2021 Staff Writer
Zambia: Challenging denial of legal capacity for persons with mental disabilitie...

SALC is supporting a petition by a person with psychosocial disabilities and the Disability Rights Watch (DRW) to repeal Section 4…

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03 Jul 2020 Staff Writer
MALAWI: CHALLENGING CRIMINALISATION OF ADOLESCENT SEXUALITY...

SALC is working with Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) – Malawi in a challenge to the law of defilement in s138 of the…

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22 Jun 2020 Staff Writer
Eswatini: Challenging the Refusal to Register an Advocacy Group...

In September 2019, Eswatini’s Registrar of Companies refused to register the organisation Eswatini Sexual and Gender Minorities (ESGM). The Registrar…

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30 Apr 2020 Staff Writer
Malawi: Seeking accountability for unlawful detention of pregnant learners...

SALC is working with Youth Watch Society (YOWSO) in Malawi on a case seeking the payment of damages for false…

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28 Apr 2020 Staff Writer
JONATHAN DUBULA QWELANE V SOUTH AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION AND ANOTHER...

On 22 September 2020, the Constitutional Court will hear the case of Jonathan Dubula Qwelane v South African Human Rights…

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