This final issue for 2008 has articles on non-implementation of court orders in socio-economic rights; extending the minimum essential of amount of water; improving the administration of social assistance services, as well as updates and reviews
This issue focuses on the advocacy initiatives around corporal punishment in Africa & the 16 Days of Activism campaign.
Media topics covered in November's issue include: governance & corruption; unsentenced prisoners; security & escapes; parole & sentencing; conditions of detention and reports about other African countries
During this year’s ‘16 Days of Activism’ Campaign, the Community Law Centre’s Gender Project and the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children are working together to create greater awareness of the issue of gender-based violence against women with disabilities.
This publication, written by Lukas Muntingh, was released in November 2008. It provides an up to date guide to the implementation of the UN Convention against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) which South Africa ratified in December 1998.
The research reports focus on the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Correctional System governance with special emphasis on correctional services staff & an exploratory study on Prisoner Re-Entry in Cape Town.
Topics covered in this issue include: sentencing & parole; safety & security; health; governance & corruption and labour relations.
A submission to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child was made by a wide range of NGOs from across the African continent on the particular issue of protecting children from all forms of corporal and other forms of humiliating punishment.
Food is a basic human need. Everyone needs it to survive. Hunger can lead to death. People also need food to lead healthy and active lives. Everyone needs food to be able to grow, learn, perform physical activities, work, and participate in social and political activities. This updated booklet is now available for download in four languages.
This issue has articles on public participation; the minimum core and reasonableness models of reviewing socio-economic rights; a summary of the general comment No 19 on the right to social security & upgrading informal settlements and its impact on the rights of the poor.
Topics covered in this issue include: governance & corruption; security & escapes; rehabilitation and labour relations.
Edited by Julia Sloth-Nielsen, Law Professor at the University of the Western Cape, this book is the first of its kind on the rights of African children. This book has just been released and is available for purchase at Ashgate Publishers.
The September 30 Days/ Dae/ Izinsuku is now available, as well as the latest CSPRI Newsletter.
The Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative (CSPRI) has made a few submissions to Parliament in the last month.
Socio-Economic Rights Project, Community Law Centre has been involved in two cases as amicus: Equalisation of Pensional Age between men and women and Right to Adequate Housing and Evictions.
This June/ July issue focuses on Local Government under Review. It has articles on where to now with district municipalities, changing local government powers and much more.
Submission by ad hoc working group on ‘Available Resources: The African Context; An African Perspective’, by:- Prof. J Sloth-Nielsen, B Mezmur (Children’s Rights Project, Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape), Dr. D Chirwa (University of Cape Town), et al.
The printed version of the Community Law Centre's 2006 Annual Report is now available below.
Articles in this issue are:
Article 40, Article 19, The Local Government Bulletin, ESR Review, as well as June's 30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku are now available for download.