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essential services for vulnerable women

 

Media Statement

A collective agenda driven by women’s rights advocates and government is the only effective way to ensure better access to justice and essential services for vulnerable women.

The levels of domestic violence against women is high across all racial and economic demographics in South Africa. To combat the shockingly high number of cases, women’s rights advocates and government need to drive a collective agenda to ensure better access to justice and essential services for vulnerable women. Continue Reading

prevent coerced sterilisations

 

Press Release

The South African government must do more to prevent coerced sterilisations in public hospitals

On World Aids Day, the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) calls on government to do more to investigate cases of forced sterilisation in public hospitals, especially with regard to women who are HIV positive. Continue Reading