+ Human rights

Registration of orientation and mobility practitioners

The term of the Occupational Therapy Board of the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) that was considering an application for registration made by the Orientation and Mobility Association of South Africa (“OMASA”) has ended. It is not clear…

The role of civil society in human rights awareness

Civil society and its role in constitutional education was at the forefront of the first ever National Colloquium on Constitutional Awareness and Human Rights Education, held in Pretoria last week. Mluleki Marongo, a researcher at SECTION27 and speaker at the colloquium,…

Remembering Michael Komape

SECTION27 and Basic Education For All (BEFA) commemorated the first anniversary of the death of Michael Komape on Tuesday 20 January 2015. Michael, a Grade R pupil, drowned in a pit toilet at his school in Chebeng village, Limpopo in 2014….