Human Rights Day

Why is Human Rights Day a public holiday?

Human Rights Day is a national holiday in South Africa that is always celebrated on March 21st. The holiday commemorates the establishment of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).

Reminder: Please take note that our office will be closed on Monday, 20 March, and Tuesday 21 March.

The office will reopen Wednesday, 22 March at 08h00.

For emergencies – The Akasia hospital phone no. is 012 522 1000.

Dr Wolmarans: 012 549 8900 /

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