- 1995 (Creation)
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Records of the Black Sash Trust, which was formed when the Black Sash evolved from a membership organisation to a non-governmental organisation.
The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports and papers pertaining to discussions, conferences, workshops, projects and research.
Subjects include socio-economic rights, poverty, social welfare and social security. Also included is material re domestic violence, rights of the child, violence against women and the economic empowerment of women.
There are also records of the Black Sash Trust’s liaison with legal bodies, such as the Association of Law Societies, the National Association of Democratic Lawyers, the South African Law Commission and the South African Human Rights Commission, mostly on legal and human rights issues.
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