Regional Advocacy

The Regional Advocacy Programme works with African regional mechanisms, including the Southern Africa Development Community and the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights to further human rights and rule of law in southern Africa.

01 Mar 2021 Staff Writer
Zimbabwe: Challenging criminalisation of breastfeeding by women living with HIV...

SALC is supporting private lawyer, Mr Tawanda Chakabva, in the criminal defence of a woman living with HIV who was …

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01 Mar 2021 Staff Writer
Africa: Challenging laws criminalising persons living with HIV...

Kenya: SALC is supporting an amicus submission by the HIV Justice Worldwide (HIVJWW)in a petition by 6 persons living with…

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26 Feb 2021 Staff Writer
Zambia: Challenging denial of driving licences to deaf persons...

SALC is supporting a petition by 3 deaf persons and the Zambia Deaf Youth and Women (ZDYW) to challenge denial…

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26 Feb 2021 Staff Writer
Zambia: Challenging denial of legal capacity for persons with mental disabilitie...

SALC is supporting a petition by a person with psychosocial disabilities and the Disability Rights Watch (DRW) to repeal Section 4…

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25 Feb 2021 Staff Writer
SALC in the news: Student’s rape case attracts CSOs attention...

On 25 February 2021, The Nation reported about a girl who was raped in police custody. Read the article here.…

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23 Feb 2021 Anneke Meerkotter
Zambia: SUBMISSION ON THE REVIEW OF THE PENAL CODE AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE...

SALC made submission on the review of the Zambian penal code and criminal procedure code. Read the submission here.

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22 Feb 2021 Tambudzai Gonese
The Global Gag Rule and Access to Abortion: Impact on law reform in Zimbabwe, Za...

SALC presents a policy brief on the impact of the Global gag rule on law reform for access to safe…

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22 Feb 2021 Staff Writer
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on sex workers in Southern Africa...

In October 2020, SALC conducted a mapping exercise in some countries in the SADC region (Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia,…

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