Transgender and Intersex

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Mobilising Media

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Keynote Address

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Gender Based Violence

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Farmworker Struggles

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Transformation in Public Interest Law_List of Demands 31082016

Public Interest Law Gathering Young Professionals – 31 August 2016. We the young black professionals of the public interest law sector, on behalf of all young black professionals in the legal sphere write this letter of demand to draw attention to a number fo issue which concern us. Click here to read the letter of demand

PILG 2016 Announcement – 24 June 2016

Public Interest Law Gathering: A Coming Together of Public Interest Law Practitioners in South Africa 29 – 31 August, 2016 Venue: University of the Witwatersrand, School of Law Some of the Topics to be Explored Include: Political Parties in Public Interest Litigation Universities as Sites of Struggle Litigation vs. Advocacy: Do We Have to Choose? Spotlight on the “Hands Off Our Grant Campaign” Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Strategies for Public […]


SAVE THE DATE!!!!! For the Sixth Annual Public Interest Law Gathering* (PILG) August 29 – 31, 2016 Venue: University of the Witwatersrand, School of Law More Details to Follow!

Keynote Address by Judge Navi Pillay at PILG 2015 on 22 July

Adherence to Universal Human Rights Norms and Standards in Public Interest Litigation Address by Judge Navi Pillay Recent comments, including at Wits University, appear to question the legitimacy of Human Rights and public interest litigants by juxtaposing them as alienated from social or grassroots movements, donor dependent, and hence donor – driven and serving western interests. Having engaged in these debates for over fifty years; and more recently as UN […]

The Shore Break

Attached please find a short synopsis of the documentary film The Shore Break. This film will be shown on at the 2015 PILG on Friday, 24 July at 15:00. Social Media Details: Trailer: Facebook: Twitter: The Shore Break (2014) is a documentary film (90 / 52 min). The struggle of extremes plays out in Pondoland’s Wild Coast: an exquisite backdrop for a high-stakes saga, which casts […]