discrimination

08Aug 2020

By Adv. Ria Matsala All women have the right to be treated equally, with dignity and respect. Women also have the right to a safe workplace that is free from sexual harassment. Although it has been more than 60 years since the historic march of approximately 20,000 women to the Union Buildings in protest against the apartheid […]

02Sep 2016

If you can read this, thank a teacher! This week Legal Hero visited the Ntee High School in Kwandengezi, KZN to salute the true heroes in our communities… Teachers. Schools and school codes have become a hot topic in the news. Discrimination, unfortunately, remains one of life’s nasty villains. It is a beast that still […]

26Mar 2015

Prince dreamed about becoming an Attorney. The Law Society, however, refused to register Prince as an Attorney due to his two previous convictions on the count of dagga possession. Prince took the Law Society to Court and based his arguments on the following: infringement of his right to freedom of religion as a Rastafarian, unfair […]

03Mar 2015

Tell me more about equality! 1. Banning prostitution does not amount to indirect unfair discrimination against women. This is according to the court case of S v Jordaan. The judge ruled that the problem lies with women generating supply and not with men’s demand. It was ruled that the prohibition cannot be said to be […]