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Financial inclusion

Financial inclusion: a basic human right

Definition of financial inclusion Financial inclusion is defined as the set of mechanisms implemented to fight against financial exclusion. These mechanisms make up what some now call “inclusive finance”. The role of financial institutions is fundamental to this process. Indeed, financial inclusion is not limited to access to an account,

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South Africa Human Right Day

Human Rights Day

Introduction In terms of the Bill of Rights, which is regarded as the cornerstone of our constitution, every human being in the Democratic Republic of South Africa is entitled to equal human rights and may not be subjugated to oppression, abuse or discrimination, which is a violation of their rights.

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R:Ed Magazine: Protest

2020 was a year notable for its recurrent activism. This year, the magazine is themed  “Protest.” This was most evident with the George Floyd – BLM protests, but also with ‘End SARs,’ the Climate Strikes, #اعدام ـ‌ نکنید [‘#Don’t Execute’ movement in Iran] and International Women’s Day demonstrations (amongst many

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To what extent do pharmaceutical companies have an obligation to intervene in light of the COVID-19 pandemic?

The pharmaceutical industry is designed to discover, develop and produce medical drugs which aim to treat or prevent disease. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, their work has become more and more important, particularly as they begin to develop and market vaccines to prevent severe illness and hopefully transmission. Never before

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Article 10 – The Right to a fair judicial system: A scenario in Rwanda

Currently, in Rwanda, the judiciary is being criticised for denying politician and activist Paul Rusesabagina his rights to fair legal treatment. Article 10 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: ‘Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the

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