The Women’s Legal Centre challenges the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Criminal Procedure Act which places a prohibition on the publication of any information relating to persons accused of sexual offences before the accused as pleaded to the charges.
For the next 16 Days the Women’s Legal Centre will join the global community in commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which will run from 25 November to 10 December 2022, under the theme “UNITE! Activism to end violence against women and girls”.
Creating The Future In The Present – The Feminist Revolution Continues And Must Continue Twenty-seven years ago, South Africa’s first democratic elections were held. The promise of a new dawn is one that we will never forget. A new democracy birthed the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, which was approved by the Constitutional
This Worker’s Day the Women’s Legal Centre joins womxn around the world in urging their governments to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 190 to eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work.
THE WOMEN’S LEGAL CENTRE REMAINS DEDICATED TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF GENDER EQUALITY DURING COVID-19 At the outbreak of the Corona Virus in South Africa the Women’s Legal Centre took proactive steps to ensure that we were able to meet the challenges of the Corona pandemic head-on. We made the decision to close our offices prior
PROTECTING SAFE ACCESS TO SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES DURING COVID-19 The Women’s Legal Centre, Section 27 and the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition are calling upon Minister of Health, Dr. Zweli Mkhize, to urgently and unequivocally confirm that sexual and reproductive health services are essential services in terms of the Covid-19 regulations, and that
The Women’s Legal Centre operational despite Covid-19 Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc globally forcing people to stay home and contributing to the closure of businesses on an unprecedented scale. One local organisation however is not only managing to keep their doors open, but also continuing with the pioneering work that they’ve become known for. The
The Women’s Legal Centre reflects after President Ramaphosa addresses the nation for the third time on Monday evening on the status of our COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa. The WLC recognises that this is a difficult time for everyone; our government, public interest sector and nation. Our main reflection during this lockdown is what a