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The Legal Resources Cen­tre aspires towards a fully demo­c­ra­tic equal soci­ety our goals are to pro­mote jus­tice using the Con­sti­tu­tion Build respect for the rule of law con­tribute to socio-economic trans­for­ma­tion within South Africa and beyond. See our Vision & Mis­sion

 

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WHO

More than 65 lawyers and staff work for the LRC from our four regional offices. We often work with other civil soci­ety orga­ni­za­tions to fur­ther our Vision and our Mis­sion. 

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WHY

The LRC believes that the new Con­sti­tu­tion is trans­for­ma­tive and should con­tin­u­ally become a liv­ing doc­u­ment for all in South Africa. Click here to view some mat­ters

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WHAT

The LRC is a human rights orga­ni­za­tion in South Africa. We use the law as an instru­ment of jus­tice for the vul­ner­a­ble and mar­gin­alised, includ­ing poor, home­less, and land­less peo­ple and com­mu­ni­ties who suf­fer dis­crim­i­na­tion by rea­son of race, class, gen­der, dis­abil­ity or by rea­son of social, eco­nomic, and his­tor­i­cal cir­cum­stances.

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WHERE

The LRC has offices in Johan­nes­burg, Dur­ban, Gra­ham­stown and Cape Town. Our work takes us from the heart of urban cities to the most remote rural areas in South Africa. We also par­tic­i­pate in net­works that involve the South­ern African region and the African con­ti­nent.

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WHEN

The LRC started in Johan­nes­burg in 1979.

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HOW

We seek cre­ative and effec­tive solu­tions by using a range of strate­gies. These include impact lit­i­ga­tion, law reform, par­tic­i­pa­tion in part­ner­ships and devel­op­ment processes, edu­ca­tion, and net­work­ing within South Africa, the African con­ti­nent and at the inter­na­tional level.

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Tel: +27 11 836 9831
Email: info@lrc.org.za

Address: 15th and 16th Floor, Bram Fis­cher Tow­ers,
20 Albert Street, Mar­shall­town, Johan­nes­burg
PO Box 9495, Johan­nes­burg 2000

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