Human Rights Month

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...

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

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.

Abramjee: South Africans, Play Your Part this Human Rights Month

Abramjee thumbOperation Hydrate's Yusuf Abramjee calls on all residents of South Africa to be patriotic, be good citizens and uphold the country's Constitution, despite the challenges the country faces.

Freedom brings responsibility

As we move from Human Rights Month in March to Freedom Month in April, we must remember that South Africa's hard-won democracy and the rights it gives us all must be used to fight intolerance and foster a cohesive society, writes Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola.

Human Rights month is ‘a time for cohesion and respect’

Justice Minister Michael Masutha called on communities to end the xenophobic looting of shops and property of foreign nationals in South Africa at an official government event held in Uithenhage to commemorate Human Rights Day.

Eastern Cape at centre of Human Rights Month programme

The main official observance of Human Rights Month will take place in Eastern Cape, to mark the 30th anniversary of the Uitenhage Massacre. The theme this year is "Celebrating the Freedom Charter, Enjoying Equal Human Rights for All".

‘Teach your children about their rights’

With Human Rights Month under way, the government has encouraged South African parents and communities to engage in conversations around children's rights, and to teach children to speak up when they feel that their rights have been violated.