South Africa: Domestic Violence Amendment Bill, 2020

Seeks to amend the Domestic Violence Act 1998 so as to regulate certain definitions and enhance social protection of victims of domestic violence. Download the resource

March 17, 2020

South Africa: Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters Sexual Offences, 2019

To amend the Prescription Act, 1969, so as to extend the list of sexual offences in respect of which prescription does not commence to run under certain circumstances regarding a […]

November 22, 2019

Botswana: High Court decriminalises homosexuality, 2019

An analysis of Botswana High Court ruling on homosexuality. Download the resource

June 11, 2019

Lesotho: Marriage Act 1974

Act No 10 of 1974 To make provision for the solemnization and registration of marriages Download resource

April 2, 2019

Eswatini: Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act 2018

Act No 15 of 2018 The Act provides for the prevention and protection of all persons from harm and other sexual and domestic violence acts. Download the resource

June 28, 2018

South Africa: Civil Union Amendment Bill, 2018

The Act extends recognition of marriage rights to same-sex partners and gives same-sex partners the right to enter into a civil partnership known as a civil union. Download the resource

May 17, 2018

Lesotho: Proposed Provisions of Domestic Violence Bill 2018

Envisaged law against domestic violence. Download the resource

April 11, 2018

Eswatini: Law criminalising commercial sex work in the Penal Code

A person who engages in commercial sexual exploitation commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to pay a fine. Download the resource

February 28, 2018

Zimbabwe: Legal Review Age of Consent 2018

The legal review focuses on the laws and policy support around the Age of Consent in relation to SRHR. Download the resource

January 27, 2018

Madagascar: General rules on health, reproductive health and family planning 2017

Reproductive Health is an important component of general health, which makes it a precondition for social, economic and social progress. Download the resource  

May 14, 2017

Botswana: Anti-Human Trafficking Act, 2017

An Act to provide for the combating of human trafficking in Botswana. Download the resource

May 7, 2017

South Africa: The Traditional Courts Bill, 2017

Seeks to harmonise the functioning of traditional courts with constitutional imperatives. Download the resource

May 1, 2017