“The intersectionality that increases people’s vulnerability must be taken account, and the different stressors aggravating already at-risk groups. A human rights perspective and understanding that each individual is unique to a particular experience is useful in this respect. Civil society thus needs to interact with government at programmatic level to ensure that the principle of leave no one behind is operationalised at service delivery level”.
Read the both VNRs Shadow Reports on South Africa, the first one written by the Members of the South African Working Group on SDGs, and the second one written by the Members of the South African Civil Society Working Group on SDGs, both for the HLPF 2019.
Download the shadow report from the South Africa Working Group here.
Download the shadow report from Civil Society here.