Court vindicates the rights of learners to safe and decent school infrastructure #EndTreeSchools

Court vindicates the rights of learners to safe and decent school infrastructure #EndTreeSchools

Johannebsurg – 4 February 2019.  The School Governing Body of Makangwane Secondary School has been vindicated in the judgment delivered by Judge Semenya of the Limpopo High Court on 1…

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Blind and partially sighted children across South Africa finally have a chance at accessing braille textbooks.

Blind and partially sighted children across South Africa finally have a chance at accessing braille textbooks.

Following six years of persistent and ongoing engagement between the Minister of Basic Education, SECTION27 and our clients; the South African National Council for the Blind, the National Braille Authority and School Governing Bodies of schools

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Media Statement: Department of Basic Education argument dismissed in Norms and Standards case

Media Statement: Department of Basic Education argument dismissed in Norms and Standards case

Johannesburg, 19 July 2018 – SECTION27 welcomes the judgment of Acting Judge Msizi in the case of Equal Education v Minister of Basic Education delivered in the Bhisho High Court this morning.

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Komape family applies for leave to appeal court judgment

Komape family applies for leave to appeal court judgment

JOHANNESBURG, 17 May 2018 – SECTION27, representing Michael Komape’s family, has started proceedings to appeal the judgement handed down in the Limpopo High Court. The judgement rejected the civil claim by the Komape family for damages

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Komape Judgement – Media Statement

Komape Judgement – Media Statement

SECTION27 notes with mixed reaction the judgment handed down in the trial of the tragic death of Michael Komape by Judge Muller.While we welcome the structural interdict to provide adequate and safe sanitation for learners in the Limpopo

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