President appoints Mx Busisiwe Deyi from the University of Pretoria as a Commissioner for Gender Equality
Posted on August 02, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria expresses hearty congratulations to Mx Busisiwe Deyi in its Department of Jurisprudence who has been appointed officially by President Cyril Ramaphosa to serve on the Commission for Gender Equality in a part-time position until 2024. President...
SARChI Doctoral student, Gertrude Quan awarded scholarship by prestigious Max Planck Institute in Luxembourg
Posted on August 02, 2019
Gertrude Quan is a doctoral student affiliated with the SARChI Professorship in International Constitutional Law and has been awarded a six months scholarship by the prestigious Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law.
Mauritius drafts its State Party Report on the Maputo Protocol
Posted on July 29, 2019
In June 2017, Mauritius ratified the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol). In accordance with Article 26 (1) of the Maputo Protocol, the country has to submit its initial report at the 65th Session of the African...
Justice officials in Zambia receive training on access to justice for persons with disabilities
Posted on July 26, 2019
The Disability Rights Unit (DRU) at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in collaboration with Zambia’s Ministry of Justice, hosted a two-day training workshop for criminal justice officials.
Call for Abstracts: Colloquium on overcoming barriers to safe abortion in the African region
Posted on July 25, 2019
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, will host a colloquium on safe abortion and realising women's human rights from 16 to 17 January 2020. We invite abstracts on overcoming barriers to safe abortion in the African region.
Podcast: Africa RightsTalk - Forced sterilisation and the status of women in society
Posted on July 16, 2019
In conversation with Ms Saoyo Tabitha Griffith - The issue of forced sterilisation is a little-known matter as women are generally reluctant to discuss their experience.
AHRC and IDLU present course on Business and Human Rights in Africa
Posted on July 12, 2019
The Centre for Human Rights hosted the Advanced Human Rights Course on Business and Human Rights in Africa from 1 to 5 July 2019. The course was organised by the International Development Law Unit (IDLU), in collaboration with the Advanced Human Rights Courses (AHRC).
Young UP space law lawyer Ruvimbo Samanga shines bright
Posted on July 10, 2019
The Faculty of Law at UP is proud to announce that LLB alumna Ruvimbo Samanga has been appointed from March 2019 to March 2021 as the National Point of Contact for the Zimbabwean Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the UN Programme on Space Applications. Samanga is currently an LLM...