oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - The SA Human Rights Commission and socio-economic rights : facing the challenges

Volume 3 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



Extracted from text ... 8 ESR Review ? Vol 3 No 1 SA Human Rights Commission tionnaires as a form-filling-in exercise. The protocols are also designed to encourage departments to set goals and benchmarks against which their future performance can be measured. The protocols are not tools to monitor general economic develop- ment trends, but are based on human rights indicators. They high- light human rights concerns, for example, whether vulnerable groups enjoy equal access to socio-eco- nomic rights. Each year the Commis- sion compiles a report on this monitoring process, which is submit- ted to Parliament. Complaints The Commission has a second important ..

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