SALC’s Sex Worker Rights programme has the following objectives:
- To assert accountability for police abuse of sex workers.
- To assert sex workers’ rights to form an association and to engage in protests.
- To challenge incorrect interpretations of offences, including the offence of living on the earnings of prostitution.
- To challenge offences used to arbitrarily target sex workers and other marginalised groups.
Malawi: Case challenging the use of the offence of living on the earnings of prostitution to arrest sex workers.
Malawi: Case challenging constitutionality of rogue and vagabond offence.
Malawi: Case challenging mandatory HIV testing of women.
Zimbabwe: Case challenging the refusal to allow sex workers to march.
Malawi: Case challenging arbitrary arrest of sex workers.
In March 2021, an anonymous human rights defender from Tanzania, SALC and SRI made a joint stakeholders submission for the…Read More
The quarterly digest of petty offences campaign activities for November 2020 to February 2021 is in three languages, English, Portuguese…Read More
In October 2020, SALC conducted a mapping exercise in some countries in the SADC region (Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia,…Read More
The Malawi Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), Reprieve and Irish…Read More
20 December 2019, Abuja – On 18 December 2019, the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Abuja Division, per Justice Nyako,…Read More
Factual Background At 11pm on 22 February 2017, the Joint Task Force broke down the doors of the homes of…Read More
The Rights4All Project, under its My Body My Rights Campaign, published a booklet which summarises the provisions of the Sexual…Read More