Friday 19 July
SECTION27 uses the law through litigation, advocacy, legal literacy, research and community mobilisation to advance socio-economic rights, in particular the right to access health care services and the right to basic education.
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Press Room

  • Civil society organisations take Gauteng Health to court over failure to spend R784 Million allocated for cancer patients

    16 July 2024, Johannesburg – Cancer Alliance, represented by SECTION27, has filed an application against the MEC for Health in Gauteng,…

  • Joint statement: Civil society calls on new Minister of Basic Education to fix the School Infrastructure Regulations to ensure children’s safety in public schools

    11 July 2024, Johannesburg – Civil society organisations SECTION27, the Equal Education Law Centre (“EELC”), the Legal Resources Centre (“LRC”) and…

  • Ms Mahlangu and Dr Manamela “both created the circumstances in which the deaths were inevitable”

    10 July 2024, Johannesburg – SECTION27 welcomes the judgment in the Life Esidimeni Inquest by Judge Mmonoa Teffo of the Gauteng…


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