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Media Invite: SAHRC’S Eastern Cape Provincial Office conducts a community outreach engagement

Attention: Editors and Reporters

21 June 2024

The South African Human Rights Commission’s (“the Commission”) Eastern Cape Provincial Office (ECPO) is holding a community public outreach engagement to educate and empower the public about their rights and the rights of others. This involve explaining how human rights principles apply in everyday life.

The engagement involve participation from various government departments, who are discussing the services they offer and how the public can access them.  A legal helpdesk is available to address human rights complaints. This is an important step in promoting public involvement and fostering a culture of human rights, which is crucial for creating long-term social change and protecting human rights.

The community public outreach engagement aligns with the Commission’s Constitutional mandate to promote and provide education on human rights.

The information session is taking place as follows:

Date: 21 June 2024

Area: Msendo Village, Gatyana (Willowvale)

Venue: Mpume Primary School (eHolweni)

Time: 09h00 - 14h00


For further information, contact the SAHRC Provincial Manager, Dr Eileen Carter @ 043 722 7828/072 638 9016 or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Zukiswa N Mqakanya @ 043 722 7828 or email on: zmqakanya@sahrc.org.za



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