13 May 2015 Staff Writer
ORGANISATIONS SEEK HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE INTERVENTION REGARDING FORCED AND COER...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and four other human rights organisations, concerned with the forced and coerced sterilisation of women living with HIV/AIDS in Namibia, have requested the UN Human Rights Committee to raise this with the government of…

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13 May 2015 Muluka-Anne Miti-Drummond
ORGANISATIONS SEEK HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE INTERVENTION REGARDING FORCED AND COER...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and four other human rights organisations, concerned with the forced and coerced sterilisation of women living with HIV/AIDS in Namibia, have requested the UN Human Rights Committee to raise this with the government of…

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25 Apr 2015 Staff Writer
Submission to the HRC on Coerced Sterilisation in Namibia...

SUBMISSION TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE REGARDING THE FORCED AND COERCED STERILISATION OF WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS IN NAMIBIA: SUBMITTED IN ADVANCE OF THE CONSIDERATION OF THE LIST OF ISSUES FOR NAMIBIA’S 2ND PERIODIC Submission to the Human Rights Committee…

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11 Dec 2014 Staff Writer
SALC Submission to CEDAW Regarding Namibia...

SALC’S SUBMISSION TO THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN REGARDING THE GOVERNMENT OF NAMIBIA Introduction In advance of the consideration of Namibia’s fourth and fifth periodic report to the Committee for the Elimination of…

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11 Dec 2014 Staff Writer
SALC’S SUBMISSION TO THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMI...

Introduction In advance of the consideration of Namibia’s fourth and fifth periodic report to the Committee for the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (the Committee), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) would like to bring to the…

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04 Dec 2014 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: NAMIBIA COURT UPHOLDS STERILISATION VERDICT...

Supreme court upholds judgment from 2012 that health workers coerced three HIV positive mothers to consent to prodedure. Namibia’s Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that health workers sterilised HIV-positive women without their consent. The original 2012 judgment had found…

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03 Nov 2014 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: NAMIBIA’S HIGHEST COURT FINDS GOVERNMENT FORCIBLY STERILISED HIV...

Windhoek-Today the Namibian Supreme Court affirmed that HIV-positive women have been forcibly sterilised in public hospitals in Namibia. “This decision by the country’s highest court is a victory for all HIV-positive women as it makes clear that public hospitals in…

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03 Nov 2014 Staff Writer
Namibia: Coerced Sterilisation of HIV-positive Women...

SALC is working with the Namibia Women’s Health Network and the Legal Assistance Centre to challenge the coerced sterilisation of three HIV-positive women at public hospitals in Namibia. In July 2012, the High Court held that all three women were…

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14 Mar 2014 Staff Writer
Media Advisory: Supreme Court of Namibia to Hear Coerced Sterilization Case...

Windhoek – On Monday 17 March 2014, the Supreme Court of Namibia will hear arguments in Government of the Republic of Namibia v L.M. and Others, a case challenging the coerced sterilisation of three women living with HIV. “This case has far reaching…

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18 Nov 2013 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ICC: AFRICA SHOULD REJECT ‘FREE PASS’ FOR LEADERS...

Human Rights Watch (Johannesburg, November 18, 2013) – African governments should reject special exemptions for sitting officials before the International Criminal Court (ICC), African organizations and international organizations with a presence in Africa said in a document released today. The…

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11 Oct 2013 Caroline James
SALC TRAINING WORKSHOP ON DISABILITY RIGHTS STRATEGIC LITIGATION IN NAMIBIA...

On 2 and 3 October 2013 SALC hosted a training workshop in Windhoek, Namibia on Disability Rights Strategic Litigation. The workshop was facilitated by Abeda Bhamjee and Caroline James from SALC, and was attended by Namibian lawyers and representatives of…

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18 Jun 2013 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT-ADVOCATING FOR INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL J...

Universal Jurisdiction News This report by the Southern Africa Litigation Centre demonstrates how civil society actors across the African continent have, through different initiatives, successfully intervened to secure domestic realisation of international criminal justice. The report reiterates the primary responsibility to investigate and…

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