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Media Invite: SAHRC Western Cape Provincial Office to host information session on Basic Human rights and the Constitution

Attention: Editors and Reporters

06 August 2019

On 07-08 August 2019, the South African Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”), Western Cape Provincial Office, working in collaboration with other institutions supporting democracy, will be hosting information sessions to amplify basic human rights awareness enshrined in “Chapter 2 of the Constitution – the Bill of Rights. The information sessions are centered under the theme “Know Your Rights and Responsibilities.

The information sessions are intended to equip communities with information on the role and mandate of the Commission, and the role and responsibilities of government in strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights.

These sessions are targeting community-based organisations and ordinary members of the public, and are scheduled to take place as follows:

DATE

AREA

VENUE

TIME

07 August 2019

Khayelitsha

Isivivana Community Centre

09h30 – 14h00

08 August 2019

Woodstock

NOAH’s Centre

10h00 – 13h00

 

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For further information or enquiries, please contact: SAHRC Western Cape Provincial Manager, Ms. Bahia Sterris (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) the Advocacy and Research Officer, Mr. Eugene Raphalane (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on 021 426 2277/083 859 5949.

The South African Human Rights Commission.

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