The Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) must reflect government’s constitutional and international obligations to provide social assistance for those aged 18 to 59 years with little to no income.
“This project confirms the importance of building and strengthening the relationship between law firms undertaking public interest litigation and civil society to achieve particular outcomes. I applaud Black Sash on the very important work it is doing.”
The Black Sash notes government’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, delivered by the President in a Joint Sitting of Parliament, seeking to create 800 000 job opportunities in line with
Civil Society demands that the government provide support to the most vulnerable in this moment of crisis: Extend and increase both the R350 Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant
The idea of a Basic Income Grant has been discussed in South Africa for almost twenty years, following the Taylor Committee’s report for a Comprehensive System of Social Security for
On Tuesday 21 April 2020, after a public call from civil society, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the much needed social relief measure that Child Support Grant (CSG) beneficiaries will receive