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SALC IN THE NEWS – AFRICA: CIVIL SOCIETY’S ROLE IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW

All Africa 8 May 2013, AllAfrica.com There are few more controversial topics in Africa at the moment than the continent’s relationship with the International Criminal Court – as exemplified by the contrasting reactions to the election of Uhuru Kenyatta, who has been indicted by the ICC, as President of Kenya.…
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8 May 2013
BotswanaEswatiniFocus areasFocus countriesMalawiMozambiqueNamibiaSOGIE RightsSouth AfricaZambiaZimbabwe

Will Uganda parliament square off against human rights?

International Human Rights Day Over the past two decades, parliaments in Africa have increasingly entrenched human rights in their national constitutions. These constitutions require that governments protect and promote human rights. The rights protected in national constitutions are often elucidated in international instruments ascribed to by states. But things are…
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10 Dec 2012
Focus areasHealth RightsNamibiaResearch Reports & Policy BriefsResourcesSexual and Reproductive Health RightsZambia

SALC Research Report: Tackling cervical cancer: Improving access to cervical cancer services in Southern Africa

This report seeks to address the barriers to accessing cervical cancer services through providing information on the nature of cervical cancer and identifying the current availability of services for cervical cancer in southern Africa. The report highlights the human rights obligations of southern African governments to effectively address cervical cancer…
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24 Nov 2012
Focus areasFocus countriesHealth RightsNamibiaSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

SALC IN THE NEWS: SOUTHERN AFRICA: GOVERNMENTS FAILING TO ADDRESS CERVICAL CANCER

JOHANNESBURG, 31 October 2012 (PlusNews) – Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women in southern Africa, but new research reveals that governments’ attempts to address the disease have been inadequate. Access to cervical cancer screening services is minimal, few countries in the region have policies on…
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1 Nov 2012
Focus areasFocus countriesHealth RightsNamibiaSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

SALC IN THE NEWS: HEALTH: ‘MINIMAL GOVERNMENT ACTION CAN PREVENT CERVICAL CANCER DEATHS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA’

Cervical cancer deaths in Southern Africa – Governments in southern Africa must implement comprehensive policies on cervical cancer in order to substantially reduce the number of deaths from cervical cancer, according to a research released Wednesday by the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC). Cervical cancer is now the primary cause…
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1 Nov 2012
Focus areasFocus countriesHealth RightsNamibiaSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

PRESS RELEASE: THOUSANDS OF CERVICAL CANCER DEATHS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA COULD BE PREVENTED WITH MINIMAL GOVERNMENT ACTION, SAYS NEW RESEARCH

THOUSANDS OF CERVICAL CANCER DEATHS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA COULD BE PREVENTED WITH MINIMAL GOVERNMENT ACTION, SAYS NEW RESEARCH Johannesburg, 31 October – Governments in southern Africa must implement comprehensive policies on cervical cancer in order to substantially reduce the number of deaths from cervical cancer, which is now the primary cause…
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31 Oct 2012
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesNamibiaResourcesSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

Scenes from the courthouse on judgment day for coerced sterilization case

The Namibian Women’s Health Network organized supporters on day of coerced sterilisation decision. Check out the photos below. no images were found This entry was posted in HIV/AIDS, Women's rights and tagged coerced sterilisation, HIV/AIDS, litigation, Namibia, SALC Case. Bookmark the permalink.  
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8 Aug 2012