Research Reports & Policy Briefs

Strategic litigation and legal advocacy often requires in-depth research to establish the extent of human rights infringements and the most appropriate remedies for such infringements. SALC has produced as number of research reports and policy briefs which guide its litigation and advocacy work.

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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15 Dec 2020 Suzgo Lungu
SALC Policy Brief on ICC Witnesses and the Review of the Rome Statute: The Missi...

The Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court resolved in December 2019 to…

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01 Dec 2020 Staff Writer
Discussion document on the criminalisation of HIV in Angola...

In November 2020, The Southern Africa Litigation Centre, ARASA and HIV Justice Worldwide put together a discussion document on the…

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10 Nov 2020 Anneke Meerkotter
Report: Legal Gender Recognition in Botswana...

Legal gender recognition affects a person’s recognition and protection before the law and the ability to navigate through areas of…

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10 Nov 2020 Anneke Meerkotter
Malawi Research Report: ‘We get traumatised in different ways’...

In February 2020, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre and Nyasa Rainbow Alliance held a consultation with individuals who identified as…

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05 Nov 2020 Anneke Meerkotter
Report: Legal Gender Recognition in Lesotho...

Legal gender recognition affects a person’s recognition and protection before the law and the ability to navigate through areas of…

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26 Oct 2020 Staff Writer
Policy Brief: Rule by Law and the Attack on Civic Freedoms in Tanzania...

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli was elected to office in 2015, and it has been under his tenure that the country’s…

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