EKURHULENI DECLARATION

MARCH 2016 ON PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS ON ENDING VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION We, the people from National Human Rights Institutions, civil society organisations and collectives from across the African continent, having assembled and engaged in dialogue at the First Regional African

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LGBTI PROJECT WINNING THE SPECIAL AWARD

On the 1st of October 2015, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Mr. Tshililo M. Masutha hosted the 2nd Annual Service of Excellence Awards ceremony at the Premier Hotel in Kempton Park. This ceremony is held by the department for the purposes of acknowledging and recognizing excellence amongst individuals

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The Rapid Response Team @ Work

The Rapid Response Task Team continues to work tirelessly to guarantee that victims of gender-orientation based violations are successfully able to access the justice system. Through coordination, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ & CD), the Foundation for Human Rights (FHR), the South African Police Services (SAPS) the

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Provincial Task Teams in Place

In order for the  National Intervention Strategy to be strengthened it was found that greater representation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on the National Task Team (NTT) was necessary.  Since the CSOs had a better grasp of the challenges found in their respective provinces they could therefore meaningfully address and

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