Access to Health Care & FacilitiesScreening must be free of charge and easily accessible across both the private and public sectors.
Income Security for AllWe demand income security for all. This includes, smooth payments for all current South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) recipients.
Access to Basic ServicesHand sanitizers are to be provided free of charge by the state with a prioritisation of communities that currently lack access to sufficient water.
Access to FoodRestrictions on stockpiling of essentials, and actions against price hiking by opportunistic retailers are to be enforced and to be seen to be enforced.
Access to DataFree data and internet must be provided to all people in South Africa to ensure the success of the lockdown.
Security of TenureBanks must provide a cushioning of mortgage payments and evictions of persons for non- payment must be halted.
Protection of Workers in Formal & Informal EconomiesRights for informal businesses/ traders must incorporate herbal shops and African medicinal pharmacies/ shops.
Voice, Organisation & RepresentationCommunity based civic organisations are called upon to share information and resources.
Gender Based Violence & Other ViolenceLockdown has been seen to aggravate domestic and other violence in other countries. We must ensure that we do not turn a blind eye to violence.
Economic StimulusFurther reduction of the Repo rate is essential, and the accessibility of finance and development funds for local initiatives.
Mental Health of the PopulationHealth Care Workers must also receive proper support and treatment concerning mental health issues, depression and anxiety.
The Role of Informal Food Retail OutletsThe Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to consider revising the list of essential service retail outlets to include informal food retailers – street traders, street markets and spaza shops – irrespective of whether they are registered or of the nationality of their owner.
Human Rights-Based ApproachOfficials should exercise restraint when exercising emergency powers fairly and reasonably.
Civil Society OrganisationsEnsure that Community Care Workers and Development Practitioners have secured financial income during the lockdown for uninterrupted likelihoods.
The Community Constituency Covid-19 Front was established as a formal advisory body to facilitate the participation of civil society sectors and networks, including those represented in the national response and implementations of Community-Based Measures in response to the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19). The Community Constituency Covid-19 Front promotes an inclusive, competent and responsive civil society that effectively serves the needs of communities by linking and diversifying civil society actors, expanding the sector's response and ensuring better coordination, thus improving operations, and enhancing connections between civil society organisations with government, business labour, their stakeholders and beneficiaries.
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