human rights

Beatrice Mtetwa Listed in Fortune’s Top 50 Leaders

Prominent Swazi-born human rights lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa named one of Fortune’s 50 greatest leaders of 2015.

Fortune which is an American business magazine published globally by Time Inc and founded by Henry Luce in 1929 competes with Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek in the national business magazine category and distinguishes itself with long, in-depth feature articles.

Uviwe Child and Youth Services: Child and Youth Care Worker

Uviwe Child and Youth Services (previously Port Elizabeth (PE) Childline and Family Centre) is a nonprofit organisation that promotes children’s rights in the field of violence against children.

Uviwe Child and Youth Services seeks appoint a young part-time (afternoon only)Child and Youth Care Worker, based in Schauderville Toy Library, Port Elizabeth.

Mugabe Urged to Address Rights Concerns

Amnesty International says that there is an urgent need for the African Union (AU) to take more concrete steps to effectively address the massive human rights violations resulting from the many conflicts taking place in several parts of the continent.
 
The organisation states that President Robert Mugabe should use his time as chairperson of the AU to restore stability in parts of the region that have been ravaged by conflicts.
 

OSISA: Executive Associate

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is a growing African institution committed to deepening democracy, protecting human rights and enhancing good governance in the region. It‘s vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practices of open society, with the aim of establishing vibrant and tolerant southern African democracies in which people, free from material and other deprivation, understand their rights and responsibilities and participate actively in all spheres of life.

Foundation for Human Rights: Internship

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR), Braamfontein, Johannesburg, is a grant maker to the human rights sector. It is currently implementing a programme in partnership with the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, which is aimed at strengthening civil society organisations to promote and facilitate increased awareness, respect, protection and fulfillment of the rights contained in the Constitution. The programme prioritises vulnerable and marginalised groups to help address issues of poverty and inequality.

Legal Resources Centre: Candidate Attorneys - Durban

The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is an independent, client-based, nonprofit public interest law clinic, which uses law as an instrument of justice. It works for the development of a fully democratic society based on the principle of substantive equality, by providing free legal services for the vulnerable and marginalised, including the poor, homeless, and landless people and communities of South Africa who suffer discrimination by reason of race, class, gender, disability or by reason of social, economic and historical circumstances.

Foundation for Human Rights: Coordinator

The Foundation for Human Rights (the FHR) is a partner of the Department of Justice on the National Task Team to address gender- and sexual-orientation-based violence against LGBTI persons (NTT). In addition to implementation work related to the NTT, the FHR also undertakes and funds other rights-promoting work in the LGBTI sector.
 
The FHR seeks to appoint a Coordinator for the LGBTI Rights Project, based in Johannesburg.

Legal Resources Centre: Law Library Director

The Legal Resources Cen­tre (LRC) is South Africa’s largest pub­lic inter­est, human rights law clinic. Estab­lished in 1979, we use the law as an instru­ment of jus­tice for the vul­ner­a­ble and mar­gin­alised, includ­ing poor, home­less and land­less people.

The LRC has libraries in four locations, including its National Office in Johannesburg and its three regional offices in Cape Town, Durban, and Grahamstown.

The LRC seeks to appoint a Law Library Director, based at its National Office in Johannesburg.

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