Vacancy: Student Project Associate – LGBTI Rights in Africa
Posted on June 12, 2019
The Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression, and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) Unit of the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, is recruiting for the position of Student Project Associate for a six month contract beginning on 1 July 2019 and ending on 31 December 2019, renewable...
Africa Day Celebration: Protecting the rights of African migrants in the context of xenophobia
Posted on May 29, 2019
The Democracy, Transparency and Digital Rights Unit of the Centre for Human Rights (the Centre), University of Pretoria, hosted an African Day Celebration on 23 May 2019. The aim of the event was to celebrate the diversity of Africa and what it means to be African.
Centre for Human Rights hosts seminar highlighting human rights violations in Tibet
Posted on May 28, 2019
On Monday 27 May 2019, the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with Living Stories & Memories hosted a seminar on Tibet: Culture nationalism, human rights, and self-immolation.
Seminar on Tibet: Culture nationalism, human rights and self-immolation
Posted on May 27, 2019
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with Living Stories & Memories, cordially invites you to a Seminar on Tibet: Culture nationalism, human rights and self-immolation.
Campaign against 'rape culture' at the University of Pretoria
Posted on May 14, 2019
The Law House at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, recently launched a campaign addressing aspects of sexual abuse and violence against women, as a response to instances of rape and sexual abuse occurring on and around the University of Pretoria campus. The Centre for Human Rights,...
Advanced Course on Disability Rights provides space for critical reflection on the human rights of persons with disabilities in Africa
Posted on March 28, 2019
The Centre for Human Rights hosted the Advanced Human Rights Course on Disability Rights in an African context from 11 – 15 March 2019. The course was organised by the Centre’s Disability Rights Unit, in collaboration with the Advanced Human Rights Courses (AHRC).
The course was...
Human Rights Day - 21 March 2019: Message from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal
Posted on March 20, 2019
As South Africa celebrates 25 years of democracy in 2019, we are reminded of our history of struggle against oppression and tyranny through important national days like Human Rights Day.
20 years later: Centre welcomes students on 1 new and 4 established Master’s programmes
Posted on March 18, 2019
On Monday 18 March 2019 the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria (UP), welcomed the 2019 cohort of its Master’s degree students. The Centre’s 2019 Master’s programmes brings together 91 students from 28 countries across the African continent in order to further their...