A Report on the Regional Dialogue on Internet Access. As a presentation was put out on SANGONeT's confrence in partnership with OSISA, on successfully hosting a Southern Africa Regional Dialogue on Internet Access in a form of a two days conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 5th and 6th November 2019. This was an interesting dialogue among stakeholders from over 12 SADC member countries and representatives from East Africa and West Africa. A report has been compiled on things that happend.
This study is based on the premise that exclusion and marginalisation of the poor in service delivery seems to be a continual struggle for the poor in developing countries including post-apartheid South Africa. A partnership with the Inner City Resource Centre (ICRC) was established in order to promote collaboration in implementing programmes in the inner city, in particular, ‘bad buildings’ in Johannesburg.
This case study examines reform that alleviated severe overcrowding and inhumane conditions in Pollsmoor Male Remand Detention Facility (Pollsmoor Remand), a South African incarceration centre for people awaiting trial and sentencing.
Resilience is the ability to thrive in the face of difficult circumstances. Resilience is likely to develop from both internal and environmental factors:
Marginalised and stigmatised groups in society such as migrants, sex workers, homeless people and drug users are at particular risk of human rights violations during policing and security operations because of skewed power relations.
"Blended beyond borders” a report on the use of technology in schools in Brazil, Malaysia and South Africa Technology has the potential to dramatically improve or positively disrupt the way students learn. In order to establish whether the integration of technology and the resulting "blended learning" approach is, in fact, resulting in instructional model change, the Clayton Christensen Institute undertook a survey study among a small sample of schools in Brazil, Malaysia and South Africa. The findings have been released in a report, “Blended beyond borders”.
Africa is rich – in potential mineral wealth, skilled workers, booming new businesses and biodiversity. Its people should thrive, its economies prosper. Yet many people living in Africa’s 47 countries remain trapped in poverty, while much of the continent’s wealth is being extracted by those outside it. Research for this report calculates the movement of financial resources into and out of Africa and some key costs imposed on Africa by the rest of the world.
On 27th June, 2017, the American Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, released the US’s 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report. On that occasion he said: “Human trafficking is one of the most tragic human rights issues in our time. It splinters families, distorts global markets, undermines the rule of law and spurs other transnational criminal activity. It threatens public safety and national security. But most of all the crime robs human beings of their freedom and dignity. That is why we must put an end to the scourge of human trafficking.”
This report by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC or the Commission) examines key developments around civil and political rights (CPR) in South Africa during 2016/2017.
Each year the CIVICUS State of Civil Society Report examines the major events that involve and affect civil society around the world. Our report reviews the past year, focusing on the space for civil society - civic space - and the impact of a resurgence of right-wing populist politics; the right to express dissent; protest movements; and civil society’s international-level actions.
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