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LesothoWomen’s Land and Property Rights

SALC amicus: Masupha v the senior resident magistrate for the subordinate court of Berea and others

The submission highlights the role that the right to equality and the elimination of discrimination play in ensuring an effective response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In the submission SALC argues that discriminatory laws that affect women further entrench the HIV/AIDS pandemic by reducing women’s economic autonomy and thus their ability to…
Staff Writer
16 Jan 2012
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AFRICAN COMMISSION: AFRICAN COUNTRIES URGED TO DEEPEN RIGHTS CULTURE

African countries have been asked to deepen their culture of human rights and mutually encourage one another to respond progressively and decisively to the right to development. This call was made Wednesday by the African Union’s Commissioner for Political Affairs, Mrs Julia Dolly Joiner at the opening of the 48th …
Staff Writer
11 Nov 2010
Articles and OpinionsMalawiNewsWomen’s Land and Property Rights

Women’s property rights case to be heard by Malawi’s constitutional court July 15

Compared to many of the cases in which we are involved (defending Monjeza and Chimbalanga against charges of buggery, challenging the coerced sterilization of HIV positive women), holding Zimbabwean perpetrators of violence to account in South Africa) a constitutional challenge to the disparity in women’s access to property may seem a little bland.…
Staff Writer
21 May 2010
Articles and OpinionsBusiness and Human RightsInternational Criminal JusticeSADC

SALC IN THE NEWS: THE BLOODY REPERCUSSIONS OF THE AU’S SUPPORT FOR AL-BASHIR

Mail & Guardian Online Nicole Fritz On my desk, I have a memorandum documenting the activities of a number of businesses that have knowingly financed conflict in the Southern African region in order to obtain lucrative mineral resources. Such profiteering arguably constitutes war crimes. Several of these businesses have South…
Staff Writer
15 Jul 2009