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November's "30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku" is now available
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Media reports on new prisoners not tested for contagious diseases, alleged help from warden in prison escape, Minister's concern about the number of awaiting-trail prisoners, proposals needed for private prisons, etc.

’16 Days of Activism: No Violence Against Women and Children’
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

During this year’s ‘16 Days of Activism’ Campaign, the Community Law Centre’s Gender Project and the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children are working together to create greater awareness of the issue of gender-based violence against women with disabilities.

CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' February 2009
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Topics covered in February's issue include: Governance and Corruption; Prison Gangs; Sentencing and Parole; Prison Construction; Unsentenced Prisoners; Prisoners’ Rights; Elections 2009; Rehabilitation; Security And Escapes and ; Other African Countries.

August 2008's '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku'
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This issues has media reports on the following topics: sentencing; governance & corruption; and parole; unsentenced prisoners; prison conditions; prison labour, etc.

Latest Issue of Iminyango available
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This November-December 2007 issue focuses on the findings of the research on the role of informal community structures (such as street committees) in determining access to housing for women at risk of gender-based violence and HIV in 3 communities in Cape Town.

September's ESR Review is now available
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This issue has articles on public participation; the minimum core and reasonableness models of reviewing socio-economic rights; a summary of the general comment No 19 on the right to social security & upgrading informal settlements and its impact on the rights of the poor.

CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' April 2008
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Download the latest media reports in prison reform. Reports include issues on governance and corruption; safe custody & torture; unsentenced prisoners; prison construction; etc.

ESR Review, March 2008
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

The 1st issue of 2008 is available. Articles in this issue include, Enforcing socio-economic rights as individual rights; Judicial remedies and socio-economic rights; The constitutional protection of those facing eviction from “bad buildings” and various updates on socio-economic rights issues.