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History of vagrancy laws in Uganda

Here is a history of vagrancy laws in Uganda.
Equality Rights Events

Joint statement: Launch of legal gender recognition Policy Brief in Eswatini

On 9 December 2022, TransSwati, in partnership with Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), will launch a policy brief on legal gender recognition in Eswatini titled “Legal gender recognition in Eswatini…
Civic Rights Association & Assembly

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) calls on the international community to transform the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian people into action to protect human rights and defenders. On…
Civic Rights Association & Assembly

Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow: International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

On 29 November 2022, the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) commemorates International Women's Human Rights Defenders Day under the theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow." SALC, whose mandate…

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History of vagrancy laws in Uganda

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Here is a history of vagrancy laws in Uganda.

Joint statement: Launch of legal gender recognition Policy Brief in Eswatini

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On 9 December 2022, TransSwati, in partnership with Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), will launch a policy brief on legal gender recognition in Eswatini titled “Legal gender recognition in Eswatini…

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people

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The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) calls on the international community to transform the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian people into action to protect human rights and defenders. On…

Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow: International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

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On 29 November 2022, the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) commemorates International Women's Human Rights Defenders Day under the theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow." SALC, whose mandate…

Resources

Civic Rights Association & Assembly

Toolkit for a community-based emergency fund Experiences from LGBTQI+ communities in Southern Africa

The Out & Proud Partners developed the Toolkit for a community-based emergency fund Experiences from LGBTQI+ communities in Southern Africa under the Out & Proud: LGBTIQ+ Equality and Rights in Southern Africa.…
Civic Rights Association & Assembly

From the Inside Out: Social exclusion linked to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics in Eswatini, Malawi and Zimbabwe

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo dei Paesi Emergenti (COSPE), Centre for Civil and Political Rights (CCPR), Nyasa Rainbow Alliance (NRA), the Rock of Hope (ROH),…
Botswana

Policy brief: An opportunity for law reform on child marriage in Eswatini

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre through the support of the Hivos SRHR fund published a policy brief focusing on the harmful practice of child marriage and the opportunity for law…
Equality Rights LGBTIQ+

Launch of report on LGBTIQ+ lived experiences in Zambia

On 5 April 2022, TransBantu Zambia (TBZ) in partnership with Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) launched a research report on lived experiences of LGBTIQ+ persons in Zambia entitled “Key issues…