It is clear that no legitimate objective is advanced by excluding domestic workers from COIDA. If anything, their exclusion has a significant stigmatising effect which entrenches patterns of disadvantage based on race, sex and gender…. In considering those who are most vulnerable or most in need, a court should take cognisance of those who fall at the intersection of compounded vulnerabilities due to intersecting oppression based on race, sex, gender, class and other grounds. To allow this form of state-sanctioned inequity goes against the values of our newly constituted society namely human dignity, the achievement of equality and ubuntu. To exclude this category of individuals from the social security scheme established by COIDA is manifestly unreasonable.
Kader Asmal Fellowships
Canon Collins Trust, on behalf of the Government of Ireland, invites applications for the Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme.
Please note: these are for people who wish to commence studies in Ireland in September 2015.
The fellowship programme has two strands:
A: Eight annual awards for postgraduate study in
For more information and a list of approved courses and universities, click here.
B: A fellowship in Human Rights Law at Trinity College Dublin to be selected by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC)
For more information and a list of approved courses, click here.
Are you eligible?
To apply for this scholarship through the Canon Collins Trust you must:
For full eligibility criteria please see the .
What the Fellowship offers
The Kader Asmal Fellowships will cover:
How to apply
Click on the link above. The closing date has been extended to Monday 5 January 2015. Late applications will not be accepted.
Applicants need not apply to the university before applying for a fellowship. Successful candidates need only apply to their chosen university once the award has been made. At that time any application fees will be paid by the Fellowship Programme.
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