Human Rights Day
On the 25 November, people around the world gathered to mark the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The global campaign now spreads across 16 Days Of Activism, ending on 10 December, Human Rights Day.
People Opposing Women Abuse says it launched "The Daily Abuse" newspaper to put the injustices that women face in the spotlight.
Expelled former PAC president Letlapa Mphahlele was among a group of people who disrupted an SABC Morning Live broadcast for Human Rights Day at the Sharpeville cemetery,
The Sygnia CEO has apologised for getting it horribly wrong in a well-meaning tweet on Human Rights Day.
"Our real bill of rights came at an enormous cost. This Human Rights Day, we remember those who paid the greatest price."
We need to reinvigorate the notion that human rights issues are tightly linked with equality, respect and dignity.
The concept of human rights should be treated as a verb, the consistent action of making sure that we as a nation correct, unlearn and rebuild.
For 23-year-old KwaZulu-Natal Advocate Luyanda Mbatha, South Africa still has much to do when it comes to protecting human rights.
We must never forget where we come from, but at the same time not allow the past to define our future.
On March 21, 1960, 69 unarmed black South Africans were shot dead in Sharpeville when apartheid police opened fire on a protest against the Pass Law. The massacre has been commemorated every year since on March 21, which is now known as Human Rights Day.