inequality

Foundation for Human Rights: Manager - SERSA/FICA Programme

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR), Braamfontein, Johannesburg, is a grant maker to the human rights sector. The FHR, in partnership with the Government of Flanders through the Flanders International Cooperation Agency-(FICA) has embarked on the “Participation and Development of Capabilities of Civil Society in Realising Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa” (SERSA  Programme).

This  Programme has five result areas: Land Reform; Support for Small-Scale Farmers, Farm Workers and Farm Dwellers; Socio-Economic Rights/Job Creation; Right to Food Security and Climate Change.

Foundation for Human Rights: Manager - Refugees Programme

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR), Braamfontein, Johannesburg, is a grant maker to the human rights sector. The FHR, in partnership with the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, has initiated a human rights programme titled: Access to Justice and Promotion of Constitutional Rights-Strengthening Civil Society (AJPCR) Programme. The Refugees’ Programme is one of the key result areas of the AJPCR Programme.

Reforming Education to End Gender-Based Violence

Our Southern African neighbours praise us for the progress Mauritius is making in gender mainstreaming in areas such as governance, reproductive health and HIV and AIDS. Another area supposedly going full steam ahead toward gender parity is education. But, when we scratch the surface, it is clear that the country is committing a crime against its citizens, and women and girls bear the brunt.

The Entrepreneurship Training that Gender Links recently conducted with survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) was a real eye opener.

TIPS: Internship

TIPS is a nonprofit company that facilitates policy development and dialogue in pursuit of sustainable and inclusive growth. TIPS has three main focus areas: Trade and Industrial Policy, Inequality and Economic Inclusion and Sustainable Growth. Its working model integrates research and analysis, policy development, disseminating information, capacity building, technical support, and programme design and management. 
 
TIPS seeks to appoint an Intern for a period of six months, based in Pretoria.  

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Foundation for Human Rights: Internship Programme - 2014

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR), Braamfontein, Johannesburg, is a grant maker to the human rights sector. It is currently implementing a programme in partnership with the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, which is aimed at strengthening civil society organisations to promote and facilitate increased awareness, respect, protection and fulfillment of the rights contained in the Constitution. The programme prioritises vulnerable and marginalised groups to help address issues of poverty and inequality.

TIPS: Intern

TIPS is a nonprofit company that facilitates policy development and dialogue in pursuit of sustainable and inclusive growth. TIPS has three main focus areas: Trade and Industrial Policy, Inequality and Economic Inclusion and Sustainable Growth. Its working model integrates research and analysis, policy development, disseminating information, capacity building, technical support, and programme design and management. 
 
TIPS seeks to appoint an Intern for its Commercialisation of Innovation project, based in Pretoria.  

Gap Between Rich and Poor Concerns Ibrahim

Sudanese-born philanthropist, Mo Ibrahim, says the gap between rich and poor in South Africa is of great concern.

Delivering an annual Nelson Mandela Lecture in Pretoria, Ibrahim, is of the view that after states that after nearly 20 years of independence, one can ask 'what is going on here?

He argues that South Africa is the most unequal country in the whole world, adding that event the country’s land policy and the willing seller willing buyer principle should be revisited.

Africa Urged to Step Up the Tempo

Africa has favourable medium-term economic prospects although growth rates have not recovered to pre-crisis levels, according to a report that also fingered rising inequality and abusive practices by multinationals.

Co-authored by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the 2013 African Economic Outlook points out that, "With projected growth of 4.8 percent in 2013 and 5.3 percent in 2014, Africa's growth performance would continue to remain below average growth ... preceding the 2009 global recession."

A Global Goal on Gender Equality, Women’s Rights and Women’s Empowerment

Hardly a day goes by without a news story on some violation of women’s rights. In recent months, appalling incidents of violence against women and girls, from Delhi to Johannesburg to Cleveland, have sparked public outrage and demands to tackle these horrific abuses.
 

White Gauteng Men Highest Earners in SA

The South Africa Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) says that white male Gautengers are the highest earners in South Africa, with young African women in Limpopo the lowest.

According to Statistics South Africa information the SAIRR analysed, the white men, on average, work in the community and social services industry (including government), are in skilled jobs, belong to a union, and are between 55 and 64 years old.

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