Plain Language Publications

SALC, in conjunction with its local partners, seeks to support communities to assert their rights and to use litigation as a tool to lobby for social change. SALC often produces plain language publications to ensure that the rights affirmed by courts are translated into practice and that court victories lead to change.

24 Mar 2017 Staff Writer
A victory for the right to fair and substantial justice: Recent cases from the M...

All persons are entitled to fundamental rights and freedoms, including the right not to be discriminated against, harassed, or abused, and are fully entitled to fair treatment, due process of the law, and to be free from arbitrary arrest and detention. The High…

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24 Feb 2017 Staff Writer
Know your rights: Sex work and the law in Malawi...

  Sex workers include female, male and transgender adults who receive money or goods in exchange for sexual services, either regularly or occasionally. Sex work refers to commercial sexual activities taking place between consenting adults. All living persons enjoy all…

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24 Dec 2016 Staff Writer
SALC Guidebook: Using complaints to address healthcare violations...

This Guidebook provides information about how healthcare users in Africa can enforce their human right to health by making use of complaint processes, particularly for people who are disproportionately vulnerable to HIV (key populations). The Guidebook gives information for healthcare…

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24 Sep 2016 Staff Writer
The LEGABIBO case: A victory for the right to freedom of association...

  In March 2016, the Botswana Court of Appeal ruled that the government's refusal to register an LGBT organisation unconstitutional. This ground-breaking case created important precedent on the right to freedom of association, and the right of LGBT persons to…

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