Events


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Stay tuned to learn more about our conferences and other planned public gatherings for 2016!


"I" Stories

Ownership/ property.

I was married by customary law to my ex-husband, but we have been divorced for over 6 years now, we had two children. Since after the divorce my ex-husband had not been maintaining children and he has now passed away more...

Welcome to Women and Law - Lesotho

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust (WLSA) is an action-oriented research organization working in seven countries of Southern Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. WLSA is a renowned Southern African feminist and human rights organization that supports evidence based interventions to promote and protect women and girls’ rights through legal and policy reform and changes to discriminatory socio-cultural practices.

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Projects and donors

Legal Aid Services, Support and Access to Justice Programme

The Legal Aid Services Support and Access to Justice Programme of WLSA represents the organisation’s commitment towards improving access and awareness of legal services to vulnerable and poor women, including children in Southern Africa. This programme focuses primarily on the following critica read more...

 


Research and Information Management

WLSA uses research as the foundation of the lobbing, advocacy and human rights awareness work which it does. WLSA’s Research and Information Management programme provides a broader framework for the research work read more...

 


Advocacy, Lobbying and Communication

Gender inequality in all sphere of life in Southern Africa has continued to persist, and the rate at which the gap is closing is very undesirable. This situation has been attributed to women’s general subordinate legal status, limited access to productive resources such as land, technology, credit, education and training, formal employment, as well as susceptibility to HIV and AIDS. In addition, over the years the WLSA studies read more...