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Today, SERI and the History Workshop at the University of the Witwatersrand have launched a website that will allow people to experience a convening on the Marikana Commission of...

Women’s League of Abahlali baseMjondolo, part of  ESCR-Net's member Abahlali baseMjondolo, delivered the following statement on the occasion of Women's Day.

The Abahlali Women's...

South Africa
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Women & ESCR
Social Movements & Grassroots Groups
Economic Policy

SERI and the LRC, who represent the families of the 37 mineworkers killed at Marikana on August 2012, issued a press statement regarding the publication of the Marikana Commission report

Thirty-three members and allies from seventeen countries attended the gathering in Johannesburg, South Africa

The social movement of South Africa secure access to electricity for shack dwellers in Siyanda and hail the arrest of two local councilors following the murder of their leader last year

South African Supreme Court advances enforcement of right to decent housing

SERI, LRC, CLC, Section27 and other Members welcome South Africa’s ratification of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of South Africa to raise grave concern regarding a recent wave of alleged assassinations, threats, arbitrary detentions and other acts of violence and intimidation against leaders of Abahlali baseMjondolo

SERI released a publication on the state of human rights advocats in South Africa