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We are hiring a legal researcher

EXCITING  OPPORTUNITY  AT  SECTION27 SECTION27  is  a  public  interest  law  centre  that  seeks  to  use  the  law  to  protect,  promote  and  advance   human  rights.  If  you  are  passionate  about  human  rights,  self-­‐motivated  and  would  like  to  be  part  of…

Left in the Dark

LEFT IN THE DARK: Education system is NOT effective for visually impaired learners Blind and partially sighted learners are failed by the education system – not accessing the tools they need such as braille textbooks, trained teachers and many other…

Long walk to health care

In March 2015, the South African Human Rights Commission held a hearing on Emergency Medical Services in the Eastern Cape. The Commission’s interest in Eastern Cape emergency medical services emerged from a complaint submitted to the Commission by the community…

EMS in the Eastern Cape

Mothers giving birth at home; babies developing disabilities due to difficult unsupervised births; diabetics unable to reach treatment; old women crossing rivers and spending most of their pensions to get to the clinic; a 10-year-old boy dying of pneumonia because…

An open letter

Democracy is about more than just voting. It’s about how we participate in our society, how we exercise our constitutional rights, including our right to protest and the freedom we have to express ourselves. It’s said by some that those…