- 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 Tip-offs Hotline
Report any fraudulent and/or unethical behavior taking place in the Commission anonymously to the SAHRC Tip-offs Line.
FreeCall:0800 701 701
FreePost:KZN, 582 Umhlanga Rocks, 4320
FreeFax:0800 204 965
To lodge a human rights violation complaint, click here.
Independently managed by Office of the Public Service Commission.
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