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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.

Les Amazones d’Afrique sing for human rights and gender equality

An all-female music supergroup, made up of some of Africa's legendary performers, are collaborating to drive gender equality and human rights on the continent.Including...
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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.

Disabled South Africans: know your rights – Infographic

South Africa has progressive policies to protect and uplift the disabled. For Disability Awareness Month, we take a look at how disabled South Africans are included in the workplace and in society

South Africans championing human rights

Besides the late Nelson Mandela, many other South Africans have stood up for human rights. Among their names, we can count people like Desmond Tutu and Miriam Makeba. They have all devoted their time and talents to improving the lives of all people.

Human Rights

21 human rights all South Africans enjoy today

Apartheid laws were designed to segregate South Africa’s population in terms of race. The majority suffered discrimination in terms of education, economic rights, social standing, and eventually even citizenship. Today, the Bill of Rights enshrines many rights denied in the past.

FAQs on domestic violence and sexual offences

Women and children are most vulnerable when it comes to domestic abuse and sexual violence. In many instances, the victims do not even know...

South Africans named Queen’s Young Leaders

Launched in 2014, the Queen's Young Leaders programme honours young people across the Commonwealth who are contributing to the improvement of their societies. Two...
Robert Sobukwe: 'There is only one race. The human race.'

Robert Sobukwe: ‘There is only one race. The human race.’

As South Africa marks Human Rights month, we pay tribute to one of South Africa's greatest but sometimes forgotten heroes of the struggle for freedom.

Brand South Africa hosts community dialogue as part of human rights month

Brand South Africa and Operation Hydrate will host a dialogue on how all citizens can play their part to promote a culture of active citizenship and respect for human rights, with the communities of the Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality in Swartruggens, North West.

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