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Pledge for Prudence

Mark Heywood paid tribute to AIDS, human rights and gender activist Prudence Mabele who recently passed away.

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The Week Ahead

Our week ahead 17 – 21 July 2017

Quote for the week: If Plan “A” didn’t work, the alphabet has 25 other letters. Stay cool.

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Our Week ahead: 3 – 7 July 2017

Over the past weekend Basic Education for All (BEFA) held its electoral conference in Tzaneen Limpopo. BEFA activists from across the province came together to talk about the issues facing the Limpopo education system, as well as make strategic plans about how BEFA can overcome these challenges to bring about much needed change.

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Basic Education Handbook

Legal literacy is an essential tool of rights-based struggles. Legal literacy seeks to empower people and communities without any formal legal training to know and understand the law and its impact, so that they can engage and apply the law in a manner that improves the quality of their lives. This is the purpose of the Basic Education Rights Handbook. It aims to empower communities, school governing bodies, principals, teachers and learners to understand education law and policy, and to know when learners’ rights have been violated and what steps are required to protect those rights.

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Section27 2014-2015 review

This is our latest review of South Africa's health and basic education systems and the work we have been doing to improve access to these fundamental servivces

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Community Health Workers

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Basic Education

One of SECTION27′s priority areas is the right to basic education guaranteed by Section 29...

Public Health Care

We are working for better quality and more affordable public and private health care systems...

Private Health Care

We are working for better quality and more affordable and private health care systems...

Rule of Law

We are working to ensure that the conduct of relevant organs of state and of those who exercise...