This article explores how social workers in South Africa (where social work is regulated by law),
and Uganda (where social work is not professionally regulated), draw on the premises that social
work is a human rights profession embedded in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,
their respective countries’ constitutions, and developmental social work to claim their role in
promoting social and economic equality. The case studies from both South Africa and Uganda
show that developmental social work includes social, economic and environmental development
activities and that social work can become a significant role player in promoting social and
economic equality through its commitment to social justice and human rights.
Landman, Liezel(University of Pretoria, 2006-10-04)
South African welfare policies and social problems dictate social service rendering in South Africa. Social workers are involved in various service delivery interventions of which community development (macro focus) and ...
The field of information security is a fast-growing discipline. Even though the effectiveness
of security measures to protect sensitive information is increasing, people remain
susceptible to manipulation and thus the ...
Morifi, Mahlodi Patience(University of Pretoria, 2006-01-25)
Transformation of social service delivery began after 1994 with the establishment of the Reconstruction Development Programme. It was followed by the commitments made in the World Summit on Social Development (Copenhagen, ...