20 January 2017
ATTENTION: Editors and Reporters
The SAHRC has noted with concern the non-delivery of textbooks and learning materials in Limpopo Province.
In 2012, the Pretoria High Court ordered that all prescribed textbooks and learning materials be delivered.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Following a complaint received from a member of the Mfuleni community about learners who had not been accommodated in schools, and concerned by media reports that thousands of learners had not yet been accommodated in other schools in the Western Cape SAHRC Commissioners Andre Gaum and Chris Nissen met with Western Cape Provincial Education Minister, Ms Debbie Schafer, this morning (17th January 2017).
Attention Editors and Reporters
3 January 2016
The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission) welcomes the arrival of the newly appointed Commissioners who have taken office today, 3rd January 2017.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has instituted proceedings in the Seshego Equality Court (Limpopo) on behalf of a transgendered secondary school learner. The case arises from allegations of humiliation and harassment based on the gender identity of the learner that created a hostile and intimidating environment. The proceedings have been instituted to procure relief for alleged unfair discrimination, harassment, and hurtful speech.