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SAHRC participates at the Global Child Forum
- 2015-10-20
South Africa hosted the Global Child Forum on 08 September 2015 in Pretoria. This marked the first time the Global Child Forum .... [Read More]

Government vow to be more responsive at the National Information Officers Forum
- 2015-10-05
On Monday, 28th September 2015, the South Africa Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) hosted the 12th annual National Information Officers Forum (NIOF).... [Read More]

SAHRC appoints new CEO
- 2015-05-06
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Lindiwe Khumalo as the Chief Executive Officer with effect from 01 May 2015. [Read More]

Twenty-five years of children's rights
- 2014-11-24
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The impact of migration and equality on children
- 2014-11-19
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Commissioner Malatji conducts inspections of special needs schools to observe if compliance with the Convention of Rights of Persons with Disability
- 2014-11-19
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Environment, Natural Resources, Rural Development and Children
- 2014-11-19
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How magistrates and local government are failing to uphold the rights of the Children in eviction matters
- 2014-11-19
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Ms Vivienne Basson apologises for racist Facebook postings
- 2014-07-21
The SAHRC has received and accepted an unconditional apology by Ms Vivienne Basson who was accused of discrimination on the basis of race and culture following her post of Facebook earlier this year. [Read More]

Report Launch: Social Exclusion and Poverty Traps among Children in South Africa
- 2014-06-23
With the release of the Living Conditions Survey of 2009, its data indicated wide and deeply worrisome disparities between children living... [Read More]

Human Rights Months Activities
- 2014-03-06
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Albertina Sisulu Memorial Lecture
- 2013-08-29
In honouring Ma Albertina Sisulu, I recall the solidarity with which she embraced us in the 1980’s and in SA’s first democratic Parliament. [Read More]

Marikana Statement: SAHRC disappointed at lack of funding, calls on the President to extend duration of Inquiry
- 2013-08-20
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Vacancies
SAHRC - 2013-08-12
The SAHRC is searching for talented individuals who are committed to shaping the future of South Africa [Read More]

Call for Supplier Database Registration
SAHRC - 2013-08-12
The South African Human Rights Commission is calling for suppliers to register on our Database by completing the supplier database form. [Read More]

SAHRC hosts the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Dr Kishore Singh
- 2013-08-12
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SAHRC requests proposals/ expressions of interest from consultants for a Project on Policy Options for Addressing Poverty Traps and Social Exclusion Among Children in South Africa.
- 2013-03-20
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The people especially women continue to face challenges in accessing their rights
- 2013-03-08
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Media Advisory: SAHRC commemorates Human Rights month by hosting a national water and sanitation hearing
- 2013-03-04
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Commissioners in a meeting with the Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng
- 2013-03-03
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Message of condolence on the passing on of Judge Arthur Chaskalson
- 2012-12-03
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Media Invite: Limpopo Water and Sanitation hearing
- 2012-09-17
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The SAHRC clarifies its investigation into the Marikana tragedy
- 2012-09-13
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SAHRC statement to welcome the dismissal of the hate speech appeal case
- 2012-09-10
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CLARITY: Article in the Sunday Times of the 9th of September, headlined: Light beating of wives condoned refers.
- 2012-09-10
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SAHRC begins Marikana investigation against the Police
- 2012-09-07
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SAHRC and CSVR Roundtable on Marikana recommends collaborative efforts in addressing the underlying factors in the mines that led to the Lonmin tragedy.
SAHRC - 2012-08-31
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The events at Marikana: Understanding the Immediate Needs, Required Responses and Addressing the Long-Term Implications
SAHRC - 2012-08-28
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Submission of section 51 manuals in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act
- 2011-12-09
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Speech by Non-Nationals Coordinator on vulnerability of migrants to Xenophobia
SAHRC - 2011-06-01
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Acid Mine Drainage
- 2011-04-15
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SAHRC launches investigation into allegations of racism at University of the Free State
SAHRC finalizing report on complaints against King Goodwill Zwelithini
SAHRC response to ANC petition on racism
International Disability Day – SAHRC calls for employers to do more
SAHRC welcomes Supreme Court judgment on the delivery of textbooks in Limpopo


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