Celebrating the vision of the Women’s Charter

Before the National Development Plan, before the Constitution and its Bill of Rights, before even the Freedom Charter, there was the Women’s Charter of...

Georgia State students take a closer look at SA

The best way to get a better understanding of how a country works is to go and take a closer look yourself. These were...
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South Africa’s judiciary

South Africa has an independent judiciary, subject only to the Constitution and the law. Find out more about how the wheels of justice turn in South Africa.

The Constitution of South Africa

South Africa's Constitution, built on an acute awareness of the injustices of the country's past, is widely regarded as the most progressive in the world, with a Bill of Rights second to none.

South Africa’s Public Protector

The Public Protector was set up in terms of South Africa's Constitution to investigate complaints against government agencies or officials.Here's a comprehensive guide to...
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South Africa’s Public Protector: frequently asked questions

As Public Protector Thuli Madonsela prepares to release a final report on an investigation into allegations of maladministration in relation to President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, we answer some frequently asked questions about the office of the Public Protector.

Opinion: ‘It’s our turn to move South Africa forward’

By Donald Liphoko, acting director-general of GCISOn Freedom Day millions of South Africans will celebrate the day that marks the occasion of our first...

We walk for unity and acceptance

On Sunday 26 March Brand South Africa, Constitution Hill and other stakeholders including the Gauteng Legislature and the City of Joburg took part in...
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Ten South African human rights achievements

South Africa has made some astounding strides in recognising and achieving human rights in the past 22 years. In the run up to Human Rights Day, we look back at some milestones.

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Five South African human rights NGOs you should know about

To celebrate Human Rights Day on 21 March, here is a look at five of South Africa's NGOs working for human rights in the country and beyond, organisations dedicated to the promotion of human dignity, equality and freedom.

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