April 8, 2024

DDP Public forum: Unpacking the role of ward committees in fostering meaningful public participation.

The Democracy Development Program  (DDP), in collaboration with the Msunduzi Municipality, hosted a Public Forum at the prestigious Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Friday, April 5, 2024; […]
April 5, 2024

Democracy requires so much more than just our vote

By: Stef Terblanche As we head towards our national and provincial elections, now is as good a time as ever to reflect on what ‘democracy’ means, […]
April 4, 2024

The State of Human Rights Access by African Migrants: Thirty Years of Democracy in South Africa.

By: Stanley Ehiane Africa has always been a continent of migration and mobility, with cross-border travel providing opportunities for migrants and their communities, as well as […]
April 4, 2024

The South African Human Right Commission (SAHRC) in Combatting Human Rights Violations in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Challenges, Lessons Learned and Opportunities

By: Adebimpe Esther Ofusori The South African human right commission (SAHRC) is one of the bodies established by the Constitution to protect and promote constitutional rights. […]
April 2, 2024

“Is South Africa ready for a woman President?’’: In 30 years of democracy, women still face challenges in politics.

By: Yolokazi Mfuto In the 30 years South Africans have lived under a democratic state, the idea of seeing a woman President has become elusive. The […]
April 2, 2024

Women, Democracy, and Leadership Discussed at Msunduzi Municipality Community Dialogue

On March 28, 2024, the Democracy Development Program (DDP) hosted a thought-provoking community dialogue at the Msunduzi Municipality, focusing on the intersection of women, democracy, and […]
April 2, 2024

Press Release: DDP hosted a workshop on understanding Board Dynamics for Women in Executive Leadership Positions.

Press release women in Executive leadership 4 April 2024
April 2, 2024

January – March 2024 Newsletter

Newsletter Jan – March 2024
April 2, 2024

Examining the ramifications of emerging technologies on human rights access to citizens in South Africa

By: Lizzy Ofusori Emerging technologies present a significant opportunity to promote human rights advancement in South Africa. However, navigating this evolving landscape demands a proactive strategy […]