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Booklets are informational and showcase human rights and media issues and/or the work of Media Monitoring Africa.

Category: Democracy and Governance [REMOVE]

Gender: An Election Issue? Election Accountability Pack

51% of the population is female
40-50% of women have experienced violence at the hands of a partner
None of the local election manifestos touch on gender-based violence specifically.

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), GenderMattersZA, Open Society Foundation, The Daily Maverick and Frayintermedia have teamed up with the Commission on Gender Equality (CGE) and Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre to launch a “Piercing the Promises: Election Accountability Pack” on gender issues.

Service Delivery: An Election Issue?

MMA together with experts from the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute and The Centre for the Study of Democracy compiled questions to aide journalists in holding candidates for the upcoming local government elections accountable. This is the second part of the Piercing the Promises: Election Accountability Pack with a particular focus on Service Delivery.

Children: an Election issue?

How do we get answers from local election candidates and their parties on how they plan to tackle the many problems facing children in South Africa?

Here’s our Piercing the Promises: Election Accountability Tool for journalists on children’s issues

Plain language version of the Protection of Information Bill (Open Democracy Advice Centre)

If you want to know more about the Protection of Information Bill, check out this Plain Language version of the Bill, drawn up by the Open Democracy Advice Centre (ODAC). Well done to the ODAC for coming up with such a user friendly guide!

Save our SABC pamphlet

Save our SABC is a civil society campaign that wants a review of all government laws and policies to ensure the SABC is more accountable to us – listeners and viewers.

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