Education: A human right to be fulfilled in South Africa

Education Ambassadors SA


With Human Rights Day on 21 March fast approaching, it is a natural time to reflect on the state of human rights in South Africa. The right to education is a fundamental human right.

Without education, an individual cannot realise their full potential and shake off the shackles of poverty. Media Works’ Jackie Carroll puts a spotlight on the right to education, what that encompasses, and what the country can do if this basic right is not being provided as it should.

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has a constitutional mandate to monitor the realisation of the right to a basic education in South Africa.

The SAHRC began drafting a Charter of Basic Education Rights in 2013 in consultation with the Department of Basic Education and Unicef, with the aim of bringing numerous public school anomalies to the fore. The charter lists legal obligations that the government must…

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