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Media Advisory: The SAHRC KwaZulu Natal Provincial Office is conducting stakeholder engagements from the 14 November 2022 to 30 November 2022

Attention: Editors and Reporters

18 November 2022

The KwaZulu Natal Provincial Office of the South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission) is conducting stakeholder engagements, community human rights champions workshop, media engagements / newsroom visit as well as monitoring activities in the different district of KwaZulu Natal Province from the 14 November 2022 to 30 November 2022.

The objectives of the interventions are to share with stakeholders the role and mandate of the Commission in promoting, monitoring and protecting human rights together with:
•    Engaging the respective government departments/ government facilities, i.e., Hospitals, SGBs, etc.
•    Establishing community human rights champions that will assist the Commission in fulfilling its mandate and reach.
•    Create sustainable working relations with the different stakeholders including the media; and
•    Raising awareness about human rights and institutions that can help with redress where there is human rights violations.
The Commission will also be conducting multidisciplinary monitoring activities across five districts within the Province.  The monitoring activities are aimed at ensuring the observance of human rights in public institutions, namely in:
•    Psychiatric Hospitals
•    Correctional Services Centres
•    South African Police Services Stations
•    Old Age homes

The interventions are scheduled to take place as follows:  
Districts: Ugu District, Harry Gwala District, uThukela District, King Cetshwayo District and uMkhanyakude District Municipalities
Date: 14 November – 30 November 2022
Time: 09h00


For further information contact SAHRC KZN Acting Provincial Manager, Ms Pavershree Padayachee on Tel: 031 304 7323, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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