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/ 24 October 2007

Rights commission: SA has no crime policy

South Africa still does not have a comprehensive national security policy, the South African Human Rights Commission said on Wednesday. It also had no policy to fight poverty, said SAHRC CEO Tselifo Thitanyane. ”The integrated justice system is not really working,” said commission chairperson Jody Kollapen.

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/ 19 September 2007

Sexual harassment on farms increasing, SAHRC hears

Sexual harassment on farms is on the increase and the victims are getting younger, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard on Wednesday. This was according to Claudia Lopes from Rural Education Awareness and Community Health (Reach), presenting at public hearings on the effectiveness of legislative and policy changes in farming communities.