SALC’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights programme has the following objectives:
- To ensure a human rights approach in management of teenage/adolescent and learner pregnancy
- To challenge the practice of child and forced marriage
- To ensure accountability for health care violations relating to sexual and reproductive health rights
- To promote recognition and respect for sexual and reproductive health rights
- To challenge laws and practices that violate sexual and reproductive health rights
- To ensure accountability for and eradication of gender-based violence.
Tanzania: Challenging laws allowing child marriage.
Botswana: Challenging prescription in medical negligence claim
Zimbabwe: Case strengthening women’s access to reproductive health services.
Namibia: Challenging coerced sterilisation of women living with HIV.
Malawi: Advancing the best interests of the child in sentencing of caregivers.
Malawi: Challenge to the arrest and removal from school of pregnant learners
Malawi: Challenging the criminalisation of breastfeeding by women living with HIV.
Lesotho: Challenge to unfair dismissal as a result of pregnancy in the Lesotho Defence Force.
Article on the effects of the global gag rule, how it negatively impacts efforts to improve laws to ensure access…Read More
Blantyre, 26 August 2020 – Yesterday, the Child Justice Court sitting in Blantyre, Malawi, issued an order for a stay…Read More
SALC is working with Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) – Malawi in a challenge to the law of defilement in s138 of the…Read More
23 October 2019 - Today, the Tanzania Court of Appeal issued a judgment in the case of Attorney General V…Read More
The Rights4All Project, under its My Body My Rights Campaign, published a booklet which summarises the provisions of the Sexual…Read More
Article 14(2)(c ) of the Maputo Protocol mandates African states to facilitate access to safe abortion in cases of sexual…Read More
The Zimbabwe Marriage Bill, 2019 was gazetted and released for public comment on 19 July 2019. The Bill proposes to…Read More