Saturday 15 June

#30yearsin30days | Week 5

30YearsIn30Days

Day 27: #30Yearsin30Days

SECTION27’s Human Resource Assistant, Lillian Mwaungulu takes us behind the curtain of her everyday work. Hear how Lillian navigates interesting aspects of working in HR.

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Executive Director Sasha Stevenson relates her role as the then attorney in the Lusikisiki village clinic case in which the facility was relocated to an open field after the Eastern Cape Department of Health terminated the lease

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In a pivotal legal battle, SECTION27 protected the Lusikisiki village community’s right to health care services after the local clinic lease was terminated by the Eastern Cape Department of Health (ECDoH).

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30Yearsin30Days - Day 27
30Yearsin30Days - Day 27

Day 28: #30Yearsin30Days

Celebrating #30YearsOfSocialJustice, SECTION27 and Casac South Africa released a report today, titled:

‘Democracy & Constitutionalism: Civic Education Conference Report & Keywords’ .

The report highlights the outcomes of the civic education conference, where youth leaders, civil society groups, and social movements from South Africa and beyond gathered to discuss constitutionalism, the rule of law, and democracy.

The participants highlighted the importance of focusing on specific areas to drive South Africa’s developmental democracy forward, while also gaining valuable insights from diverse perspectives. Additionally, it aimed to ignite grassroots activism and foster civic education on #democracy and #constitutionalism.

Read the full report here: https://shorturl.at/DKLQ6

30Yearsin30Days - Day 28

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Today, SECTION27 and Casac South Africa launched a report titled:

‘Democracy & Constitutionalism: Civic Education Conference Report & Keywords’.

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Access the full report here: https://section27.org.za/…/Democracy-ReportFINAL…


Day 29: #30Yearsin30Days

SECTION27 received a complaint about pregnant learners who were unfairly expelled from a school in KZN.  A pregnant learner who had provisional acceptance at a University was barred from writing her matric exam until SECTION27 intervened. 

The Department of Basic Education in KwaZulu-Natal allowed the learner to write and also committed to withdrawing the school’s pregnancy policy with immediate effect. Speaking to the Sunday Times, SECTION27’s Head of Education Rights Programme, Faranaaz Veriava, said, “the best interest of the girl learners have been prioritised.” She added that the department’s pregnancy policy and constitution were discriminatory to expel a female pupil for being pregnant

Read more about the story here:

https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/news/2022-10-30-pregnant-pupil-wins-battle-to-write-exams/

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SECTION27 Field Researcher, Annah Maluleke shares the most interesting parts of her work.

Those include, engaging with learners and communities, as well as holding officials in health and education to account.

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Day 30: #30Yearsin30Days

Meet Saamiah Jardine, the heart and soul of SECTION27’s procurement team, who effortlessly balances her role as a senior officer with her fun-loving spirit.  

Step into her world behind the scenes.

Ektaa Deochand, a former attorney at SECTION27, shares her reflections on her tenure.

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Day 30

Reflections:

Jace Nair, Blind SA CEO, wishes SECTION27 well as we mark three decades of social justice.

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Day 30

Celebrating #30yearsofSocialJustice.

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Day 30 Celebrations
Day30 Celebrations

Thuthukile Mbatha former legal researcher in health at SECTION27 reflects on the spirit of accountability and justice in the #BopheloHouse94 case.

Zukiswa Pikoli, the former Communication Officer of SECTION27 also shares her recollections and highlights her most memorable moments with the organisation.

Day 30

Zukiswa Pikoli, the former Communication Officer of SECTION27 also shares her recollections and highlights her most memorable moments with the organisation.

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Day 30 Celebrations

Celebrating #30YearsofSocialJustice.

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