Tag: human rights
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.
Play Your Part ambassadors speak about what Human Rights Month means to them. They believe the month should be used to get all South Africans on board in the work of growing a country of freedom, equality and ubuntu.
In 2030, South Africa is a globally competitive economy and a leading member of the family of nations. The country contributes to sustainable development, democracy, the rule of law, human rights and security in a peaceful and prosperous Africa, and a fair and just world.
Four prominent South Africans have lent their support to the UNHCR's I Belong Campaign to end statelessness within a decade. Without a state, a person has no identity, and is denied access to basic human rights – even a death certificate – and is more vulnerable to human trafficking and persecution.
The most recent Brand South Africa Sowetan Dialogues instalment tackled how human rights can be at odds with traditional practices, and how being familiar with the Bill of Rights can protect citizens' interests.
Brand South Africa is continuing with its Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogues, with the latest in the series to be held in Mmabatho in the North West province on 26 March, with a debate on the celebration of Human Rights Day, and whether South Africa's Bill of Rights works for ordinary citizens.