- About Us
An activist against Apartheid since 1974, Pregs Govender taught English in Durban, at schools and at university, before joining the trade union movement in the 80’s. She was National Educator of GAWU (now SACTWU) before heading SA’s first Workers College. Pregs served on the executive structures of COSATU’s National Gender Committee and the UDF-affiliated Natal Organisation of Women.
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SAHRC launches report on challenges affecting land restitution
SAHRC strongly disassociates itself from false information following mediation with Mongezi Mahlangu and James French
SAHRC, Pastor Bougardt reach agreement in Equality court case
Craigpark residents Association and Alsilinx NPC resolve dispute over Scouthall at ERF 24, Craighall Park
Failure by Social Development Dept. to adequately fund the Johannesburg Association for the Blind contribute to human rights violations at the school, SAHRC finds
Pfanelo November Edition
SAHRC Tip-offs Hotline
Report any fraudulent and/or unethical behavior taking place in the Commission anonymously to the SAHRC Tip-offs Line.
To lodge a human rights violation complaint, click here.
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Since its establishment, the SAHRC has dedicated itself to:
• Raising awareness;
• Monitoring and assessment;
• Education and training
• Addressing human rights violations
The SAHRC promotes, protects and monitors human rights in South Africa. It also has a specific responsibility to promote and monitor the implemen-
tation of PAIA.
01 June – International Children’s Day
05 June – World Environment Day
15 June – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
09 August – Women’s Day
16 June – Youth Day
20 June – World Refugee Day