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Media Advisory: SAHRC Western Cape Provincial Office will be conducting stakeholder engagements to enhance advocacy, visibility, awareness and collaboration

 Attention: Editors and Reporters

26 October 2022

The objective of the stakeholder engagements is to engage with government departments, civil society organisations and communities with the view to heightening awareness about human rights and institutions that can help with redress for human rights violations, with a specific focus on the role of the Commission in promoting, monitoring and protecting human rights.

The engagement is to further reflect on the issues that have been observed and communicated with the Western Cape Department of Basic Education following monitoring visits conducted at schools in the Western during the 1st and 2nd Quarter of the 2022 financial year.

The Stakeholder engagements are scheduled to take place as follows: 

Venue: SAHRC Boardroom, 132 Adderley Street (6th Floor) 

Topic: Challenges faced by leaners with special needs

Date: 27 October 2022

Time: 09h30 – 13h00


Venue: SAHRC Boardroom, 132 Adderley Street (6th Floor)

Topic: Challenges faced by people with albinism when accessing government services

Date: 28 October 2022

Time:  09h30 – 13h00



For further information or enquiries, please contact: SAHRC Western Cape Advocacy and Research Officer, Mr. Lesego Eugene Raphalane (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on 021 426 2277/083 859 5949

Alternatively:  Western Cape Acting Provincial Manager, Mr. Matthew Du Plessis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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