SAHRC Slam Businesses for Rights Abuses

The SAHRC report exposes human rights violations across multiple local sectors

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has for the first time exposed human rights violations across multiple local sectors.

In its first report into human rights abuses in the local business sector, the SAHRC is concerned that all the issues raised five years ago by the International Institute for Human Rights and Business in a presentation to the United Nations Human Rights Council still plague the South African business sector.

The mining and agriculture sectors are most commonly cited for human rights abuses in case studies carried. The report further reveals in the report and also discrimination in the workplace to be prevalent in small and medium businesses.

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Source: 
Mail & Guardian

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