Freedom of Expression (FXI)
The ABC’s primary function is the certification and provision of accurate and comparable circulation figures, to assist the bi-partite groupings (advertisers/marketers and publishers) in the buying and selling of advertising and promotional material. This is achieved through agreement or auditing standards, on the certificates and on the reports submitted.
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA)
MMA aims to promote the development of a free, fair, ethical and critical media culture in South Africa and the rest of the continent.To achieve MMA’s vision, the three key areas that MMA seeks to address through a human rights-based approach are: Media Ethics, Media Quality and Media Freedom.
Open Democracy Advice Centre (ODAC)
ODAC’s mission is to promote open and transparent democracy; foster a culture of corporate and government accountability; and assist people in South Africa to be able to realize their human rights. ODAC provides practical and niche services to individuals and organisations with a social justice agenda to help citizens access their rights in respect of three key pieces of legislation:
- The Protected Disclosures Act 2000 (PDA) Assented to and signed on 1 August 2000
- The Promotion of Access to Information Act 2000 (PAIA) Signed by the President on 2 February 2000
- The Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 2000 (PAJA) Signed by the President on 3 February 2000
Right 2 Know (R2K)
The Right2Know Campaign is a coalition of many rather than a single organisation. The organistion currently operates through four provincial working groups — in the Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape — as well as an elected national committee made up of representatives from key civil society organisations, community groups and social movements from across our provincial support bases.
Wits Law Clinic (WLC)
The University of the Witwatersrand Law Clinic started as a small advice office with the assistance of students who participated on a voluntary basis. The Clinic has a twofold purpose: Firstly, the Clinic acts as a teaching institution, where final year law students are taught the practise of law. Secondly, the Clinic renders legal services to the poor and marginalised communities of greater Johannesburg.