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ISLA admitted as amicus curiae in the High Court at Nairobi in Wambui Mwangi v Tony Mochama  & Shailja Patel Civil Appeal No 507 of 2019

Protection of the Right to Freedom of Expression and Association

State Obligation To Protect Rape Survivors

Tanzania: Court to Rule on Education Ban for Pregnant Students

Redress for discrimination against and the unlawful arrest and detention of LGBTI activists and community members in Ghana

Parties make oral arguments on the protection of all forms of family and equitable division of property arising out of family forming unions

The advancement of family law to question the role of fault in divorces and the protection of parties who are cohabiting – admission as amici curiae in cases before the Kenya Supreme Court and High Court.

MEDIA STATEMENT The ISLA: “Social Change requires holding Governments Accountable”

Media Statement: There Is No Single Definition Of Family

Press Release: FEO v JAO SOA 3 March 2022

Press Release ISLA CREAW WSER Court Case For Constitutional Rights Redress

Press Release ISLA KELIN Dr Tatu case VAW October 2020

About Us

Founded in 2014, the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA) is a Pan-African and feminist initiative with a timely remit: to strengthen strategic human rights litigation across the African continent. Essentially, we aim to change the way that strategic litigation is used so as to enable broader access to justice and to support those who seek to hold states accountable for violations of women’s human rights and sexual rights.

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Address: 208-211 Rahima Moosa Street, Marble Towers, 15th Floor Johannesburg, 2001 Gauteng, South Africa