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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF SAPS DURING THE LOCKDOWN:

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF SAPS DURING THE LOCKDOWN: During this period, while we all work towards curbing the spread of COVID-19, our government has instituted extraordinary measures in terms of the Disaster Management Act. In terms of section 27 of the Act, a national disaster has been declared, and regulations have been issued…

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Know Your Rights: Labour Laws in Effect During Lockdown

The Covid-19 virus has placed our society in a completely new state of existence and as such many regulations have been drafted and updated by our government as a response to the national lockdown. Because these are regulations to be administered only during a State of Disaster, it is a reality that many of these regulations will affect and restrict the abilities and rights of all people.

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Media Statement: Stop the Silencing of Womxn Victims 18 March 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: STOP THE SILENCING OF WOMXN VICTIMS 18 March 2019 On 13 March 2019, Gugu Ncube staged a one-womxn protest outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Ncube’s placard read: “President Ramaphosa: 1) The police are used to intimidate, threaten and harass me. 2) I was raped, sexually harassed by Shibambu Mhlava at UNISA. 3)…

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Media Statement: Justice for the families of the CTCHC housing scheme

Media Statement Justice for the families of the CTCHC housing scheme Women have historically been disproportionately and negatively impacted by a lack of access to adequate housing, and evictions. There exists an ongoing discrimination faced by women in respect of access to land, housing, tenure security, and ownership; which also operates when women attempt to…

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Women’s Legal Centre Statement: Satchwell Report in Equal Education Inquiry disregards sexual harassment complainants

Media Statement Satchwell Report in Equal Education Inquiry disregards sexual harassment complainants: In August 2018 the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) received instructions on behalf of numerous women to provide them with advice and to represent them before an Inquiry established by Equal Education (EE) to investigate allegations of sexual harassment and similar misconduct by Doron…

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Statement – WLCT v President of the Republic of South Africa & Others

Media Statement Women’s Legal Centre Trust v President of the Republic of South Africa & Others (case no: 22481/2014) – Recognition of Muslim Marriages: The Women’s Legal Centre welcomes the judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court this morning (31 Aug 2018) by Honourable Judges Desai, Boqwana, and Salie-Hlophe. The judgment declares that…

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