• Join
  •     |    
  • Login
  •     |    
Log in
Join

Network

logo

Southern Africa Litigation Centre

Johannesburg, South Africa
Joined March 2021

Our mission is to promote and advance human rights, democratic governance, rule of law and access to justice in Southern Africa through strategic litigation, advocacy and capacity strengthening.



Presence in: Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia
Focus: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Health, Land & Natural Resources, Policy Advocacy & Governance, Women's Rights

Established in 2005, SALC is comprised of human rights lawyers who engage in strategic litigation in Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. We support local lawyers and community-based organisations in these countries to engage in advocacy, litigation and training. We focus on criminal justice, civil and political rights, socio-economic rights, international criminal justice, business and human rights, and equality rights. Within the latter area, we support cases and organisations dealing with persons with disabilities, sex workers, LGBTQI persons, migrants, children, and women.

People Associated With This Organization

Anneke Meerkotter

South Africa  
Southern Africa Litigation Centre
Joined March 2021
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Health, Land & Natural Resources, Policy Advocacy & Governance, Women's Rights
I am the Executive Director of the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) - we work throughout Southern Africa to promote human rights and the rule of law. Our mission is to promote and advance human rights, democratic governance, rule of law and access to justice in Southern Africa through strategic litigation, advocacy and capacity strengthening. We believe in the promotion of democratic values, human dignity, substantive equality and non-discrimination. We focus our work on communities who are marginalised and face challenges in accessing legal, social and environmental justice.
We strive to foster an environment which respects the physical, mental and social well-being of our clients, partners and staff and encourages human flourishing. We strive to work in an inclusive, accountable, responsive, effective, consultative and empowering manner.
Anneke Meerkotter is the network champion (main point of contact) for Southern Africa Litigation Centre.

Please contact [email protected] to report outdated information or to ask a question about this profile.