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Joint Media Statement: School meals court case to be heard this Thursday 2 July, as education departments shamefully fail to honour latest promise

 26 June 2020 Joint media statement: School meals court case to be heard this Thursday 2 July, as education departments shamefully fail to honour latest promise #SchoolMealsNow #9MillionMeals #FamiliesNeedNSNP “It is also affecting my siblings especially my younger brother who will cry when he does not have food to eat. Continue Reading

SECTION27, Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre demand reinstatement of nutrition for all learners, will consider litigation

JOINT STATEMENT: 3 June 2020 – SECTION27 and the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC), representing Equal Education (EE) and the school governing bodies of schools in Limpopo, are considering taking the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to court if it fails to roll out the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) Continue Reading

Food: Urgent calls for consultation

Press Release March 16, 2014 Urgent calls for proper consultation on SA’s Food Policy Civil Society Organisations have repeated their calls for meaningful government consultation on South Africa’s food policy following information that only five organisations have been invited to give input at public sessions tomorrow (March 17, 2015). On Continue Reading

Joint civil society statement: Food

GOVERNMENT URGED NOT TO RUSH THROUGH FOOD SECURITY POLICY 3 March 2015, Johannesburg – South Africa has about 13.8 million individuals that regularly experience inadequate access to food, according to government’s own figures. But the rush to implement a new National Policy on Food and Nutrition Security for South Africa Continue Reading

Right to Food seminar presentations

SECTION27 hosted a Right to Food seminar on the 4th of November. This afforded the organisation and other stakeholders the opportunity to form a strategy to ensure the realisation of this critical but legislatively and judicially undefined right. The presentations given during the seminar can be accessed here. Attendees came Continue Reading

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