Mainstreaming Human Rights Award
This Mainstreaming Human Rights Award will be awarded by the Human Rights Commission, a Constitutional institution established in terms of the Constitution Act 108 of 1996.
Through its networks such as the NHRI, the SAHRC would provide nominees with the following “rewards”;
- Through the SAHRC partnership with the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs; the SAHRC will provide a training course on Disability to the winning department. This training will be provided for thirty participants over a four day course at the SAHRC facility in Braamfontein.
- Technical support for development of Human Rights Mainstreaming Policy for the department.
- Rewards such as electronic equipment.
Three criteria will be used in judging this award;
In addition to these criteria, nominees will also be provided with a `’Best Practise Model” where they can provide a write up on why (and how) they believe their government department has mainstreamed human rights.