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International Criminal JusticeNewsSouth Africa

SALC IN THE NEWS: SOUTH AFRICA’S SMART STEPS TOWARDS REVERSING THE LEGACY OF MYANMAR VOTE

Johannesburg — LAST week, Minister for International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane condemned the trial of Myanmar’s Nobel laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, and called for her unconditional release. Then this week, the minister’s deputy, Ebrahim Ebrahim, met the Myanmar ambassador to convey the government’s concern and mooted the idea…
Staff Writer
28 May 2009
Health RightsNamibiaNewsSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

AGENDA 75 – THE COERCED STERILISATION OF HIV-POSITIVE WOMEN IN NAMIBIA

Abstract  Forced and coerced sterilisation is synonymous with a paternalistic desire to control women’s reproductive capacity. It is a practice that has always targeted the most marginalised people in society, including mentally ill or disabled persons, racial minorities, poor women, and people living with specific illnesses. Throughout the early 20th century,…
Staff Writer
26 Jan 2009