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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.
The Commission is available on social media
Forum of Institutions Supporting Democracy in South Africa Unequivocally Condemns Attacks on Foreign Nationals
SAHRC condemns xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals
Equality Courts orders Sunette Bridges to ensure she does not promote hate speech, harassment and violence on her Facebook page
SAHRC holds a hearing into Emergency Medical Services challenges in the Eastern Cape
SAHRC hosts a two day national hearing on access to emergency medical services in the Eastern Cape
Pfanelo March 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.
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.
08 March – International Women’s Day
21 March - Human Rights Day
27 April – Freedom day
1 May - Workers day
03 May – World Press Freedom Day