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Disrupting Cultural Norms Through Occupational Health and Safety:  A Convention 190 Perspective

Disrupting Cultural Norms Through Occupational Health and Safety: A Convention 190 Perspective

Image description: Woman holds a handwritten pink sign which reads 'A woman's body is not yours to take: I am a ...
Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in ...
The provision of stationery as a component of the right to basic education in South Africa

The provision of stationery as a component of the right to basic education in South Africa

Image Description: Pupils in a classroom in Cape Town, South Africa. There are over 80 pupils in this classroom ...
How Evictions Law Has Been Implemented in the Lower Courts in South Africa

How Evictions Law Has Been Implemented in the Lower Courts in South Africa

Image description: A poster with the text, 'decent, low-cost housing is a basic right; no more evictions; people ...
Spotlight on an Understudied Institution: Evictions and the Magistrate’s Court in South Africa

Spotlight on an Understudied Institution: Evictions and the Magistrate’s Court in South Africa

TRANSCRIPT: Spotlight on an understudied institution: evictions and the Magistrate's Court in South ...
A Critique of the Stigma Argument Against Affirmative Action in South Africa

A Critique of the Stigma Argument Against Affirmative Action in South Africa

‘White Backlash’ Against Affirmative Action in the United States and South African Courts

‘White Backlash’ Against Affirmative Action in the United States and South African Courts

Image description: Demonstration in support of affirmative action outside the United States Supreme Court.  The ...
Thubakgale: Obscuring the Right to Access to Adequate Housing

Thubakgale: Obscuring the Right to Access to Adequate Housing

There is a housing crisis in South Africa, which is largely due to the State’s failure to carry out its ...
The Potential of Bold Remedial Relief to Enforce Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa – Komape v Minister of Basic Education

The Potential of Bold Remedial Relief to Enforce Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa – Komape v Minister of Basic Education

Komape v Minister of Basic Education concerns the unsafe, undignified sanitation facilities in schools in the ...
Long-Awaited Realisation of the Right of Access to Materials Under Copyright of Persons with Visual and Print Disabilities in South Africa

Long-Awaited Realisation of the Right of Access to Materials Under Copyright of Persons with Visual and Print Disabilities in South Africa

For over 25 years, people with visual and print disabilities in democratic South Africa have been denied their ...
South Africa’s Constitutional Court Sets Precedent for the Prohibition of Hate Speech

South Africa’s Constitutional Court Sets Precedent for the Prohibition of Hate Speech

It is widely recognised that at the heart of the South African Constitution lies an expansive promise of equality, ...
South African Constitutional Court sentences former President Zuma to 15 months’ in prison for contempt of court

South African Constitutional Court sentences former President Zuma to 15 months’ in prison for contempt of court

On 29 June 2021, the Constitutional Court of South Africa ran out of patience with former President Zuma’s very ...

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