SALC’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights programme has the following objectives:
- To challenge laws allowing for child marriages.
- To challenge barriers to the re-admission of learners in schools following pregnancy.
- To challenge practices of coerced sterilisation.
- To ensure accountability for health care violations relating to sexual and reproductive health rights.
- To ensure accountability for gender-based violence.
Malawi: Challenge to the arrest and removal from school of pregnant learners.
Lesotho: Challenge to unfair dismissal as a result of pregnancy in the Lesotho Defence Force.
Swaziland: Case challenging laws allowing child marriage.
Botswana: Damages claim for medical negligence in reproductive health care.
Zimbabwe: Case strengthening women’s access to reproductive health services.
Namibia: Challenging coerced sterilisation of women living with HIV.
Malawi: Advancing the best interests of the child in sentencing of caregivers.
Malawi: Challenging the criminalisation of breastfeeding by women living with HIV.