09 Jun 2016 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: SADC PARLIAMENTARIANS ADOPT MODEL LAW ON ERADICATING CHILD MARRIAG...

Johannesburg–On June 3rd, 2016, The Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) adopted the Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Children Already in Marriage. The 39th Plenary Assembly meeting in Swaziland,  SADC-PF adopted the first ever model law…

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08 Apr 2016 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ONE STEP CLOSER TO ELIMINATING CHILD MARRIAGE IN SOUTHERN AFRI...

6 April 2016 Laws alone will not end child marriage, but they are a necessary and important starting point in de-legitimizing a practice that violates the rights of millions of adolescent girls in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is why the Southern…

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01 Apr 2016 Staff Writer
SADC: SADC LEGAL DRAFTERS APPROVE MODEL LAW...

The Daily News 26 March 2016 LEGAL drafters from Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States have approved the draft Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Children Already in Marriage, setting the stage for its final adoption by…

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11 Mar 2016 Staff Writer
Malawi: Advancing the Best Interests of the Child in Decisions Relating to the I...

SALC is working with the Center for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) to advance best interests of children in decisions to incarcerate caregivers.  International guidelines recommend taking into account the best interests of the child in decisions relating to…

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08 Mar 2016 Nyasha Chingore
SALC CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY...

The 8th of March is celebrated across the world as International Women’s Day. It is a time to reflect on the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination…

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02 Mar 2016 Staff Writer
Submission to CRC on Malawi...

Submission to the committee on the rights of the child regarding the government of Malawi’s combined third, fourth and fifth periodic In advance of the preparation of the list of issues for the Republic of Malawi’s periodic report to the…

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06 Jan 2016 Staff Writer
UPR Pre-Session on Namibia...

In December 2015, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) was invited to participate in the pre-session of the second cycle of Namibia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). At the pre-session, SALC presented two statements. The first on behalf of itself, Namibia…

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06 Jan 2016 Muluka-Anne Miti-Drummond
SALC PARTICIPATES IN UPR PRE-SESSION ON NAMIBIA...

In December 2015, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) was invited to participate in the pre-session of the second cycle of Namibia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). At the pre-session, SALC presented two statements. The first on behalf of itself, Namibia…

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17 Nov 2015 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS...

Zomba–On Friday 13 November, the High Court of Malawi, sitting at Zomba granted bail pending review to a young woman who gave birth while she was in custody. The Applicant, an 18 year old woman and a first time offender…

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23 Aug 2015 Staff Writer
SALC Litigation Manual: Litigating cases involving sexual and reproductive healt...

This manual is a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts challenging laws, policies and practices involving sexual and reproductive rights. The manual focuses on two specific sexual and reproductive rights…

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20 Aug 2015 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: IAN KHAMA HAS CHANCE TO CHANGE LIVES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS...

The economic circumstances of women in Southern African Development Community (SADC) states have been especially slow to change as women and girls continue to experience gender discrimination that limits their access to services, education, employment opportunities and justice. Now is…

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19 Aug 2015 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: SADC CHILD MODEL LAW TAKES SHAPE...

JOHANNESBURG – A roup of experts representing key institutions working on policy and legal issues related to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), children’s rights, women’s rights and HIV and AIDS, met in Johannesburg, South Africa last week to…

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