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Statement – Voice of the Unborn Baby – 1 June 2018

Media Statement Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition members apply to join as a friend of the court to ensure that women’s rights to safe and legal abortions are not eroded in South Africa On Monday, 28 May 2018, members of the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition (SRJC) legal working group applied to be admitted as…

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Court case seeks to the end the prescription of sexual offences.

Media Statement Sexual Harassment in the Social Justice Sector The Women’s Legal Centre is an African feminist legal centre that advances women’s rights and equality. Like so many other institutions in the social justice sector we have been deeply affected by the recent media reports, statements and admissions from individuals and organisations who we have…

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Levenstein (and 7 others) and Sidney Frankel

Levenstein (and 7 others) and Sidney Frankel

Media Release LEVENSTEIN & 7 OTHERS /SIDNEY FRANKEL & OTHERS 170/17 (CC ): PARTIES TO SEEK CONFIRMATION OF JUDGMENT THAT DECLARED PRESCRIPTION OF SEXUAL OFFENCES UNCONSTITUTIONAL On 14 November the Constitutional Court will hear the case seeking confirmation of the South Gauteng High Court judgment handed down on the 19 June by Acting Judge Hartford…

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We are shocked at the arrest of our colleagues by the Tanzanian Police

Media Statement Issued by CHESA and ISLA. 20 October 2017, Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania: On Tuesday, 17 October 2017, a legal consultation convened by Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA) and Community Health Services and Advocacy (CHESA) was raided by the Tanzanian Police. The consultation was convened in order to get more instructions and evidence on…

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