Colloquium Report 2018

Colloquium Report 2018

There is a crucial link that exists between the right to a decent standard of life and the right to DIGNITY. The right to...

2017 Annual DSL Colloquium

2017 Annual DSL Colloquium

Colloquium on a Decent Standard of Living. #QualityofLife Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute Parktonian Hotel, Braamfontein 26-27 September 2017 Introduction In 2016, the...

An Introduction To The Decent Standard of Living Threshold and The Decent Standard of Living Index

An Introduction To The Decent Standard of Living Threshold and The Decent Standard of Living Index

Launch of a Decent Standard of Living for South Africa

A Decent Standard of Living will be released for the first time in South Africa on Tuesday 20 November. This standard is set at...

Standard of Living – Poverty Reduction Goal of Truly International Development

Standard of living – poverty reduction goal of truly international development Should work remain reducing poverty? Maybe it’s time to see a fair standard...

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Decent Standard of Living Index (DSLI) Project Meeting 22 June 2018 Overview What is a Decent Standard of Living (DSL) threshold? How might a...

Towards a Decent Standard of Living – Policy Brief Number 4

The discussion regarding a decent standard of living in South Africa has received renewed impetus with the ratification in 2015 by the South African...

Policy Brief 3 – Towards a Decent Living Level

By Isobel Frye — Policy Brief: Participative Construction of a Basket of Basic Goods and Services for a Decent Living Level in a Democratic South Africa On...

Policy Brief 2 – Towards a Decent Living Level

By Isobel Frye — This Policy Brief sets out the parameters of a new study into developing a minimum living level being undertaken by SPII and contains...

POLICY BRIEF 1 – Towards a Decent Living Level

On 27 September 2013, Studies in Poverty and Inequality (SPII) and the Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES) held the first consultative team meeting to discuss a National Minimum...

Working Paper No 9 – Report on initial exploratory focus group research into a decent living level

The National Development Plan (NDP) aims to eliminate all poverty and reduce inequality in South Africa by 2030 .[1] The poverty line used to...

The Measurement of Poverty in South Africa Project: Key issues

Poverty is a contested concept; and it is contested with good reason. Arguments over how poverty should be conceptualised, defined and measured go beyond semantics...

Vacancy: Organiser for The Budget Justice Coalition

The Budget Justice Coalition is looking for a part time Organiser to be appointed as a consultant. The location of the position would be preferably in Cape Town or Johannesburg.
The Budget Justice Coalition (the BJC) is a loose coalition of social justice not for profit organisations in South Africa, united in their common work to promote budget transparency at all three spheres of government and to advance the progressive realisation of the socio-economic rights contained in the Constitution and binding international treaties. The BJC is a feminist Coalition.

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