EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Realising the Right to a Basic Education in South Africa

Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa South Africa’s Constitution places great emphasis on the inclusion of socio-economic rights, which among other things, seek to ensure that...

Press Release: CIVIL SOCIETY HUMAN RIGHTS BUDGET

PEOPLE SHOULD BE AT THE HEART OF MINISTER’S BUDGET, NOT COST CUTTING Minister Malusi Gigaba delivered the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) at...

SPII STATEMENT ON THE MASS PROTEST ACTION TAKING PLACE ON FRIDAY 07 APRIL 2017

SPII STATEMENT ON THE MASS PROTEST ACTION TAKING PLACE ON FRIDAY 07 APRIL 2017

SPII supports the peaceful protestors who are demonstrating their anger and frustration at the state of our economy and the crisis of governance that...

Release of the 2017 Human Rights Budget Speech

Release of the 2017 Human Rights Budget Speech

Debate about the budget should be based on the real human rights issues that people across the country are facing. The Constitution requires that...

Dispensing with Destitution

Dispensing with Destitution

Implementing a meaningful  national minimum wage is the start of a national solution to poverty alleviation, Writes Isobel Frye; AMONG the fall-out of the...

School funding: South Africa can learn from the world

By Birgit Weyss, Nurina Allly and Daniel McLaren Some countries have managed to improve outcomes for their most disadvantaged learners In previous articles we have...

SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter July – September 2017

SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter July – September 2017

SPII has always protested against the level of the three poverty lines since adoption in 2012, compared to other studies that consider the cost...

SPII Talk Newsletter 1st Quarter March 2017

SPII Talk Newsletter 1st Quarter March 2017

In an organizational context, a process of profound and radical change that orients an organization in a new direction and takes it to an...

SPII Talk Newsletter 4th Quarter December 2016

2016 has been a momentous year in relation to wage policy in South Africa,specifically as we see the progress reached on the negotiations on...

SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter July – September 2016

In this edition of SPII talk, in the context of the Reports launched by SPII concerning Water and Sanitation and a Healthy Environment in...

SPII Talk Newsletter: 10 YEARS OF SPII: A Decade of Change

As the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) marks the first ten years of its existence, we celebrate a decade of research, advocacy,...

SPII Talk Newsletter, 1st Quarter, April 2016

The first quarter of this year has been quite eventful mounting scrutiny of the executive in the Constitutional Court, as well as increasing concerns...