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Black Sash engages Parliament on the crisis of household debt: Submission to PC Trade and Industry on the National Credit Amendment Bill [b47 -2013] 11 February 2014
Press Statement: Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition Calls for Decisive and Urgent Action by Government and Traditional Leadership to Stop Annual Avoidable Circumcision Deaths and Mutilations 31 January 2014
Holding Social Development and SASSA to account: Black Sash Stop SASSA-CPS Debits Campaign 29 January 2014
Closing Pandora’s Box – Black Sash warns against erosion of social grants system 21 October 2013
Press conference: Deadline looms for Eastern Cape Health MEC Sicelo Gqobana 10 October 2013
Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition Press Release 19 September 2013
Black Sash joins Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition in the Baby Ikho Campaign 13 September 2013
The Black Sash calls on SASSA to urgently assist victims of grant system error 06 September 2013
Unlawful, immoral deductions from social grants should stop, says Black Sash - 29 May 2013 29 May 2013
Socio-economic rights optional protocol heralds a new dawn in the enforcement of these rights 06 May 2013
Black Sash Media Statement: Over one million orphans desperately need the Foster Child Grant – can the Department of Social Development deliver? - 18 April 2013 18 April 2013
Black Sash calls on President Zuma to IMPROVE FOOD SECURITY in his State of the Nation Address - 13 February 2012 13 February 2013
Supreme court of appeal provides guidance for class action against bread cartel - 30 November 2012 30 November 2012
Supreme Court of Appeal to hear arguments on class action against bread cartel on November 06 - 07 2012 05 November 2012
Minister for the sake of orphans and grandmothers please fix the foster care crisis urgently! 04 September 2012
No More Foster Child Grants for Grannies - 4 September 2012 04 September 2012
People’s Power, People’s Parliament: A Civil Society conference on South Africa’s Legislatures 13 – 15 August 2012, Cape Town 08 August 2012
Cape Court Orders Cape Town Refugee Reception Office to Accept New Asylum Applicants 27 July 2012
Western Cape Refugee Reception Office under threat of closure due to DHA’s mismanagement - Joint Statement on Behalf of Scalabrini Centre, Passop and Black Sash, 9 May 2012 09 May 2012
Cape Town teenagers trained in documentary filmmaking as part of national unity campaign - Unite as One, 20 March 2012 20 March 2012
'Sash presents findings to SAHRC hearings on water and sanitation - Black Sash, 14 March 2012 14 March 2012
ICESCR Campaign welcomes the SA Human Rights Commission hearings on water and sanitation - Tuesday, 13 March 2012 13 March 2012
Black Sash Media Statement on the National Strike - Tuesday, 6 March 2012 06 March 2012
Rights groups win court bid to re-open PE Refugee Reception office - Thursday, 16 February 2012 16 February 2012
Re-registration of 15 million social grant beneficiaries - Black Sash Media Statement, Wednesday 15 February 2012 15 February 2012
Sash responds to State of the Nation address - Black Sash Media, 9 February 2012 09 February 2012
‘Sash calls on President Zuma to defend social grants in his State of the Nation Address' - BLACK SASH, 7 February 2012 07 February 2012
Sash to consolidate its provincial operations - BLACK SASH, 25 January 2012 25 January 2012
“Sash celebrates extension of Child Support Grant to 18” - BLACK SASH, 18 January 2012 18 January 2012
Black Sash calls for independent anti-corruption agency - BLACK SASH, Tuesday 6 December 2011 06 December 2011
Rights groups launch urgent high court bid to save PE Refugee office - Black Sash, 2 December 2011 02 December 2011
‘Supreme Court grants bread warriors leave to appeal’ - Black Sash, 30 November 2011 30 November 2011
Until poverty is reduced, we should not be talking about reducing social grants - Black Sash, 24 November 2011 24 November 2011
Black Sash reponds to Medium Term Budget Policy Statement - Tuesday, 25 October 2011 25 October 2011
Joint Media Statement - Closure of Port Elizabeth Refugee Reception Office - Monday, 24 October 2011 24 October 2011
‘Government fails to clear grant appeals backlog by court deadline’ - BLACK SASH, 29 September 2011 29 September 2011
Class action against bread cartel goes ahead despite ruling - BLACK SASH, 29 August 2011 29 August 2011
Media Alert - Judge to rule on class action against bread cartel - BLACK SASH, 26 August 2011 26 August 2011
Civil Society calls for support of 'Red Card Corruption' campaign - Friday. 19 August 2011 19 August 2011
Sash welcomes Green Paper on NHI - BLACK SASH, 11 August 2011 11 August 2011
'Sash concerned over forced removal of a million Zimbabweans' - BLACK SASH, 31 July 2011 01 August 2011
'Support for universal access to tax-funded NHI' - Black Sash, 28 July 2011 28 July 2011
'Urgent call to finalise health service agreements' - Black Sash Joint Statement, June 2011 27 June 2011
‘Appeal in class action case against bread cartel to be heard in Western Cape High Court' - BLACK SASH, Friday 27 May 2011 27 May 2011
'Sash calls for urgent review of flawed foster care system' - BLACK SASH, Monday 23 May 2011 23 May 2011
'Sash reviews socio-economic positions of political parties ahead of the May elections - Black Sash Media Statement, Tuesday 3 May 2011 03 May 2011
Report warns of serious system challenges on eve of World Health Day - Black Sash, 6 April 2011 11 April 2011
Black Sash says CPA will make us the best protected consumers in the world - Tuesday, 29 March 2011 29 March 2011
Black Sash launches 'Right to Water' campaign as part of World Water Week - Wednesday, 23 March 2011 23 March 2011
'Black Sash welcomes bold budget' - BLACK SASH, 23 February 2011 23 February 2011