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National dialogue on preventive measures to combat GBV

We have come this far, the end of the internationally recognized 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women. Events had been organized, words have been said, both by the government and the civil society. Activists have spoken, stressing their frustration on the slow implementation of the strategies to fight against this scourge.   […]

Media Statement for release 3 December 2021

BLIND SA and SECTION27 call on Minister Patel to urgently publish regulations to improve access to accessibly formatted books for persons who are blind and visually impaired     3 December 2021, Johannesburg — Today, 3 December, we celebrate International Day for Persons with Disabilities, a day dedicated to raising public awareness around the rights […]

Disability Rights Awareness Month

19 November 2021   03 November to 03 December is National Disability Rights Awareness Month.  25 November to 10 December is International 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women.  Most organizations concentrate more on women and children when dealing with the issues of GBV, leaving the most important stakeholder in the matter, men, […]

BrailleIs No Crime, Unlock the Chains and Ratify Marrakesh Treaty

Less than 0.5% of published works is available in braille and the majority are published by NPO’s such as Blind SA. President Ramaphosa held the Copyright Amendment Bill on his desk for fifteen months before he referred it to Parliament citing constitutional reasons on 16 June 2020, this after Blind SA submitted an application to […]


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2021 NSFAS Applications

Please be advised that 2021 NSFAS Applications is opening on the 1st August 2020. This is your document to guide you on the processes of assisting young people when applying for NSFAS funding.  Click here to download the application form

Blind SA Press Conference

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Blind SA is to host a Zoom Press Conference as listed below Date: 5th August 2020 Time:  10 am Venue: Zoom Meeting. Please find the zoom link below. Topic: Blind SA The Plea from blind and visually impaired people Education Crisis for blind and visually impaired learners due to COVID-19 pandemic #EducateMe Blind SA has […]

ICEVI Webinar

ICEVI Africa invited African countries to the first of a series of webinars on the education of learners with visual impairment. The 1st Online Session titled “COVID-19 And The Education of Learners with Visual Impairment in Africa” was taking place on Friday 10th July 2020. The Session Panellists were: 1.      Mrs. Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame: President, […]