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Publication: Reflecting on the Closing of Civic Spaces in Southern Africa

Reflecting on the Closing of Civic Spaces and its Impact on Marginalised Groups in Southern Africa 2018 marks the 20th anniversary since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the landmark Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognised Human…
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NEWS RELEASE: BOTSWANA REGISTRAR CHANGES TRANSGENDER MAN’S IDENTITY DOCUMENT FROM FEMALE TO MALE

The Registrar of National Registration of Botswana has issued a transgender man a new identity document that correctly reflects his male gender identity. Previously, the High Court of Botswana in a case of ND v Attorney General of Botswana and others, per Justice Nthomiwa Nthomiwa, handed down a judgment in…
Staff Writer
8 Jan 2018
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NEWS RELEASE: HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANISATIONS APPLAUD AFRICAN COMMISSION’S LAUNCH OF HIV REPORT

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire –  On this International Human Rights Day, regional human rights organisations commend the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) on the adoption and launch of the summary version of the Report on the Law and Human Rights in the African Human Rights System: Key Challenges…
Staff Writer
11 Dec 2017