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.

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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10 Jun 2020 Amanda Shivamba
An Analysis of Zimbabwe’s Proposed Constitutional Amendments Relating to t...

The Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 2) Bill, 2019 (‘the Amendment Bill’) was published in Zimbabwe’s Government Gazette on 31…

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27 May 2020 Staff Writer
SALC Policy Brief: AN ANALYSIS OF ZIMBABWE’S PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT...

A Constitution of any State is a body of fundamental principles which the State is acknowledged to be governed by;…

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26 May 2020 Staff Writer
SALC Policy Brief: A Legal Overview of the Impact of COVID-19 on Justice and Rig...

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, various countries in the Southern African region have put in place restrictions on gatherings,…

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21 Nov 2019 Amanda Shivamba
SALC POLICY BRIEF: THE DEMISE OF A LEGITIMATE SOUTHERN AFRICAN REGIONAL COURT...

This weeks marks the 14 anniversary of the inauguration of the SADC Tribunal. The actions of the SADC Summit to…

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