oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Universal access to social security rights : can a basic income grant meet the challenge? : legislation and policy

Volume 3 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



Extracted from text ... 8 ESR Review ? Vol 3 No 2 A ccess to social assistance for those unable to support themselves and their depend- ants is a fundamental human right enshrined in the Constitution. In March this year, the Committee of Inquiry into a Comprehensive System of Social Security for South Africa, chaired by Prof. Viviene Taylor, released its consolidated report, entitled Transforming the present ? protecting the future. It recommends a range of policy measures aimed at building a comprehensive social security system in South Africa. The report?s underlying philosophy is that social security reform should form part of a comprehensive ..

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