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Media Invite: SAHRC Western Cape Provincial Office to host information session on basic human rights

Attention: Editors and Reporters

23 August 2019

The South African Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”), Western Cape Provincial Office, will be visiting facilities accommodating the elderly in the cape metro district to conduct monitoring of the facilities, this will also include 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 educate the elderly on their human rights. Furthermore, the sessions will be used to also educate them on the role and mandate of the Commission especially regarding the promotion and protection of their rights.

These sessions are scheduled to take place as follows:

DATE

AREA

VENUE

TIME

26 August  2019

Gugulethu

Ikhaya Loxolo Old Age

09h00 – 11h00

27 August 2019

 

Cape Town

Ladies Christian Old Age Home

10h00-12h00

30 August 2019

Kensington 

Kensington Old Age Home

10h00 – 12h00

 

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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.) on 021 426 2277 or 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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