If Cabinet goes ahead with the process to enact the requisite legislation, it will be illegal for parents and caregivers to hit children.
The notorious estate agent may well face sanctions by SA's judicial system if a case of hate speech brought against her finds its way to the courts.
When it comes to collecting water, women bear the brunt.
A huge problem in the fight to provide access to all South Africans is that water is seen as an economic commodity, rather than a human right.
Other areas for improvement include the government’s indigent policy, transparency, schools, the bucket system and public participation.
Complaints about municipalities to the Human Rights Commission revealed that residents' rights to dignity had been violated.
The statistics on access to water does not reflect the reality on the ground, where many people struggle to live a dignified life.
Trying to lecture students on respecting people's rights will only get you so far. They need experiential human rights education.
While meeting Riah Phiyega, the SAHRC has deplored deaths during protests and expressed concern over the SAPS's use of force during protests.
The SA Human Rights Commission will investigate an alleged racially motivated attack on UFS student, Muzi Gwebu.
The South African Human Rights Commission says it will investigate the South African Airways' cadet pilot programme on allegations of racism.
The South African Human Rights Commission has expressed satisfaction with the enclosing of toilets in Rammulotsi, Free State.
The police and their management are concealing the events surrounding the Marikana shooting, claims the South African Humans Rights Council.
The SAHRC will investigate whether negligence was a factor in the deaths of four babies at the George Masebe Hospital in Limpopo.
Despite years of warning signs, there were no plans in place to stem xenophobic violence.
Mushwana's appointment has met with surprising indifference from both the public and political parties.
Lawrence Mushwana has acknowledged he made mistakes as the Public Protector, but says he is looking forward to new challenges at the SAHRC.