31 Jul 2017 Staff Writer
SALC Research Report: Prosecuting sexual violence against women and girls with d...

This report was prompted by Malawian civil society organisations’ perception that there is a lack of will on the part of police and prosecution to investigate and prosecute cases related to sexual violence committed against women and girls living with…

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31 Jul 2017 Staff Writer
SALC Research Report: Towards a human rights-based approach to learner pregnancy...

The Malawi government's Revised Readmission Procedures to deal with learner pregnancy was launched in 2006. Ten years later, SALC and the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) conducted research into the manner in which the policy is applied in practice. This…

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24 Jul 2017 Staff Writer
SALC Policy brief: Access to justice for healthcare violations...

In 2016 SALC launched a research report on the extent to which key populations are subjected to discrimination in the healthcare system and their ability to access redress from complaints mechanisms. The research focused on Botswana, Malawi and Zambia. Subsequently,…

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24 Sep 2016 Staff Writer
SALC Research Report: Accountability and redress for discrimination in healthcar...

Southern Africa bears a disproportionate burden of HIV globally and indications are that stigma and discrimination remain high, not only amongst people living with HIV but also amongst those most vulnerable to HIV. Stigma and discrimination violate human rights and are barriers…

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24 Sep 2016 Staff Writer
Laws and policies affecting transgender persons in Southern Africa...

Throughout Africa, transgender persons have to contend with pervasive negative experiences, such as societal stigma and discrimination. Many transgender men and women experience discrimination and harassment in their daily lives – at work, at home, while they are walking on…

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24 Sep 2016 Staff Writer
SALC Research Report: ‘They should protect us because that is their job’...

Throughout the world, sex workers are vulnerable to and experience discrimination, stigma and violence in all spheres of their daily lives – including at work, public institutions, and facilities, and even amongst their families. In many instances, police officials perpetrate…

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24 Jul 2013 Staff Writer
SALC Research Report: No justice for the poor: A preliminary study of enforcemen...

Globally, there has been an increase in the implementation of laws which limit the behaviour, actions and movements of persons in public spaces. This greatly impedes the lives and livelihoods of those living in poverty and further perpetuates discrimination of…

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24 May 2013 Staff Writer
Positive reinforcement: Advocating for international criminal justice in Africa...

Forward by Sanji Mmasenono Monageng, Judge of the International Criminal Court The entry into force of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in 2002 is likely the most significant event in the coming-of-age of international criminal justice. Many have thought…

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08 May 2013 Staff Writer
SALC REPORT: POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT: ADVOCATING FOR INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTI...

SALC is pleased to announce the release of Positive Reinforcement: Advocating for International Criminal Justice in Africa. It is intended that Positive Reinforcement be a resource, guide and advocacy tool for African civil society working in the field of international criminal law in…

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08 May 2013 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS – AFRICA: CIVIL SOCIETY’S ROLE IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LA...

All Africa 8 May 2013, AllAfrica.com There are few more controversial topics in Africa at the moment than the continent’s relationship with the International Criminal Court – as exemplified by the contrasting reactions to the election of Uhuru Kenyatta, who…

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24 Nov 2012 Staff Writer
SALC Research Report: Tackling cervical cancer: Improving access to cervical can...

This report seeks to address the barriers to accessing cervical cancer services through providing information on the nature of cervical cancer and identifying the current availability of services for cervical cancer in southern Africa. The report highlights the human rights…

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27 Feb 2012 Staff Writer
Closing the impunity gap – Southern Africa’s role in securing justice for th...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre and REDRESS are pleased to share the Report, Closing the Impunity Gap – Southern Africa’s Role in Securing Justice for the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda. The attached Report draws on the outcomes and findings of the…

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