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About The Regulatory Roundup

The Regulatory Roundup is an update on legal, policy and regulatory changes impacting on:

  • children's socio-economic rights, child justice rights, child protection rights;
  • gender rights;
  • socio-economic rights, including health, housing, social security, education, nutrition, basic
  • services and related rights; and,
  • the service delivery foundation embedded in the right to administrative justice and access to
  • information.

Information is sourced from:

  • national Government Gazettes as they are published;
  • judgments made by the Constitutional, Supreme, High and Labour Courts of South Africa; and,
  • media statements and other public utterances made by Ministers and leaders of public bodies
  • such as the SAHRC and the Public Protector.

Census 2011 stats show strong progress … and continuing inequity

The 2011 Census results have been released and confirm that South Africa has improved the living conditions of the majority of the population. However, they also indicate that these improvements have not been enough to overcome the historical inequity fault lines. Race, gender and geographical location and disability continue to determine the rate and depth of access to services and benefits derived from the country’s socio-economic development. ...

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