human rights day

Brand South Africa and Africa80 Foundation to host a webinar: GBV – Worth the...

The Activism of 21 March 1960 in Sharpeville that catalysed the celebration of Human Rights Day today inspires us to not be apathetic to...

Recognising teachers for playing their part in shaping leaders of the future

This Human Rights Day, Brand South Africa is proud to collaborate with the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) - the largest trade union...

Enough is Enough – 365 Days to End Gender-Based Violence and Femicide

By Thandi Vivian Tobias, Brand South Africa’s Chairperson of the Board As we come to the end of observing 16 Days of Activism for no...

Brand South Africa calls on citizens to stand up for human rights as the...

Johannesburg, Monday 10 December 2018 –  Today South Africa joins the international community to commemorate International Human Rights Day which is observed annually on...

Brand South Africa commemorates Human Rights Day in collaboration with Constitution Hill

The 21st March 2018 marked the commemoration of Human Rights Day - a day in remembrance of the Sharpeville massacre which took place on...

Brand South Africa commemorates Human Rights Day in collaboration with Constitution Hill

The 21st March 2018 marked the commemoration of Human Rights Day - a day in remembrance of the Sharpeville massacre which took place on...

Where to get help in South Africa if you are being abused

Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide...

Where to get help in South Africa if you are being abused

Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide...

16 Days of Activism against abuse

Imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape, no child abuse. The 16 Days of Activism campaign challenges South Africans to declare a truce on violence against women and children - and, ultimately, to make it a permanent one.

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.