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May 8, 2018

Human Rights Report Card 2018

The Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) has for the past nine years annually presented a Human Rights Report Card. The Report Card measures the realisation of human rights in South Africa. more…

May 3, 2018

Deadly Practices: Esidimeni and Beyond

“Deadly Practices: Esidimeni and beyond” was the title of the first event of the seminar series “Taking stock: Disability & Human Rights in contemporary South Africa” on 16th April 2018 at the Stellenbosch University. more…

April 30, 2018

Ubuntu Networking Breakfast

The crafting of successful business strategies in an ever so fast evolving regional and international environment is challenging. Expert speaker Abdullah Hassen Verachia initiated a lively debate at our Networking breakfast on 19th April 2018, brought to you by the KAS and our partner SAUF! more…

April 26, 2018

Country Profile South Africa

Our updated country profile of South Africa is now available! Our report provides information on South Africa's history, economy, society and politics. more…

April 17, 2018

DDP Newsletter (January-March 2018)

South Africa, regardless of race, political affiliation, age or gender, has succeeded in holding the country’s political leaders accountable. But how do we ensure that we continue to make our power and voices heard when it comes to accountability and governance? more…

April 5, 2018

DDP Civic Education Training for CSOS and Community Builders

The Democracy Development Program held a 3-day Civic Education training in South Coast, from 3-5 April 2018. The training was attended by different organizations from the Durban region as well as Pietermaritzburg. more…

March 29, 2018

Intersectional leadership: Considering South Africa's Deaf Community

The FVSZI at the Stellenbosch University in cooperation with KAS invited students to a panel discussion with the theme “Intersectional leadership: considering South Africa's Deaf Community”. more…

March 28, 2018

Community awareness outreach at Maluwa Village in Zomba, Malawi

The community outreach at Maluwa Village in Zomba, Malawi, was aimed at boosting the knowledge in rural communities in Zomba about women’s rights to access, own, use and control land, and enhance the women’s capacity to protect and claim these rights. more…

March 28, 2018

Community awareness outreach at Sani II Village in Zomba, Malawi

The objective for the community awareness outreach at Sani II Village in Malawi was towards ensuring that women are informed of their rights and the traditional and codified legal context as well as possible legal recourse and show first steps of demanding these rights. more…

March 27, 2018

Orientation Workshop for Traditional Leaders in Zomba

The orientation workshop for traditional leaders was held at Nsondole Teachers Development Centre in Zomba-Malawi. It aimed at ensuring that in settling land disputes, traditional authorities increasingly consider codified law and strengthen the position of women in issues of land use and land ownership. more…