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The aim of this area of the programme, is to build greater awareness and knowledge of constitutional rights. It is only when people are made aware that they are able to claim their rights that they can actively influence decisions made about their community and country.
Civil-society organisations (CSOs) in South Africa often have greater success in promoting human rights awareness than government is able to achieve. The obstacles they face include uncoordinated efforts, dispersion, non-sustainability of initiatives and an inability to deliver large-scale projects.
Activities of this part of the programme aim to ensure that civil society is aware of the rights and responsibilities provided for in the constitution. This through:
It is expected that these activities will: