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For almost a quarter of a century, the Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) has supported the work of community-based advice
The CAO National Consultative Workshop was opened by Ms Kalay Pillay from the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD).
Covid-19 has exacerbated the pre-existing socio-economic fault lines in South Africa. Increasingly, poor access to services and utilities has been
1. This draft Policy Paper encapsulates the government’s commitment to regulate the Community Advice Office (CAO) sector. This Paper will
1. This paper will deal with three issues: the regulation and governance of the CAO sector; the recognition of community-based
Business Case for the Community Advice Office Sector in South Africa Incorporating National Baseline Data
Work by CAOs provides enormous benefits to vulnerable communities and to the justice sector as a whole. The grassroots location,
Towards a sustainable and effective Community Advice Office sector in South Africa: A Cost Benefit and Qualitative Analysis
1. Despite advances in access to legal services, barriers continue to persist in democratic South Africa. These barriers furthermore are
To Whom Do People Take Their Issues: The Contribution of Community-Based Paralegals to Access to Justice in South Africa
Paralegals provide a crucial link to justice services and legal redress in South Africa, particularly for the rural poor. Although
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