Justice for the Life Esidimeni 94+

JOHANNESBURG, 6 October 2017 – It is almost two years to the day since the...


Regulations on Notifiable Medical Conditions are woefully overdue

05 October 2017 On 30 June 2017, nine years after the first draft of the...


Week Ahead 26 September - 29 September

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Pencil Power: Cartoons and social justice

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Sasha Stevens speaks on "The role of civil society in mental health"

Annual U21 Health Sciences Meeting at the University of Johannesburg, 21...


The Week Ahead 19 September - 22 September

Week ahead 19th – 22nd September “If you have the capacity to tremble with...


Sexual violence and corporal punishment in schools

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Faranaaz Veriava discusses the Basic Education Handbook on Radio Today!

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Search for new Executive Director of SECTION27

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VUWANI PROTEST: A THREAT TO LEARNERS’ RIGHT TO BASIC EDUCATION

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TAC is back!

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TAC's 6th National Congress begins

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SECTION27 and TAC oppose proposed amendment to abortion Act

JOHANNESBURG, 15th AUGUST 2017 – SECTION27 and the Treatment Action Campaign...


Patient groups welcome release of Draft Intellectual Property Policy

JOHANNESBURG, 14th AUGUST 2017 – On 8 August 2017, the Department of Trade and...


Our week ahead 7 August – 12 August

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HIV/AIDS now covered by Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act

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Gender based violence is a manifestation of social injustice and inequality

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Education and policies are vital in fight against rape culture

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