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Women's Legal Centre

The Women's Legal Centre is a non-profit, independently funded law centre, started by a group of lawyers.

The "WLC", as we are known, seeks to achieve equality for women in South Africa. In order to fulfil its objectives, the WLC will, free of charge:

  • Litigate cases which advance women's rights and are in the public interest, particularly constitutional cases
  • Provide legal advice to women and girls
  • Engage in advocacy campaigns and activities that advance women's rights

The Centre has identified 5 strategic focus areas. These are:

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