Democracy, Rights, Values & Freedom


  Through the Democracy, Rights, Values & Freedom Programme, WCRLF are involved in a wide range of projects, including:     ECCOC – Electoral Code of Conduct Observer Commission Values Threshold partner with Konrad Adenauer and Stiftung Charter of Religious Rights Church Led Restitution Response to Xenophobic Violence – Coordination/mediation Provincial Safety Forum Tibet Baha’i Persecution International Religious Liberty UNODC […]

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Family & Community Restoration

Partnering with UNODC in the campaign against human trafficking

  Through the Family & Community Restoration Programme, and in partnership with the South African Faith & Family Institute (SAFFI), WCRLF are active in the following areas:       Substance Abuse, in partnership with the Department of Social Development Liquor Bill Intersex Children Human Trafficking Education Violence Against Women Men’s work – approach by Champions for Charity Prostitution Gender […]

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Environmental Justice


The WCRLF welcomes the city’s wise and open minded approach to the energy crisis and, together with our partner, the Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI), collaborates on the protection and conservation of our environment and the integrated energy plan that is being proposed.   The earth as a sacred vessel of life is a constant theme that runs […]

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Gender Justice


In South Africa, the call for gender justice is hindered by the religious views that a significant part of our society holds to patriarchy and tradition. Studies have shown that an overwhelming number of citizens throughout the Western Cape, and particularly Cape Town, subscribe to some religious beliefs and in turn use these to further reinforce negative behaviors regarding the […]

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Election Watch


WCRLF convenes a multi-disciplinary team of respected sectorial leaders, chaired by WCRLF Patron Archbishop Thabo Makgoba in order to form the Electoral Code of Conduct Observer Commission. The Commission’s role, as provided for in the Electoral Act, is primarily to ensure that Political parties and Party leaders adhere to the Electoral Code of Conduct. The support here will mainly be […]

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Social Justice


The process of community development and service delivery is beleaguered by the scourge of corruption-the effects of which impact fatefully on the lives of the poor. Religious Leaders who speak from a moral perspective are passionate about restoring a culture of honesty, accountability and integrity in our society. The Anti-Corruption Campaign being led by the WCRLF, in partnership with the […]

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