Joe Morolong Municipality – Northern Cape
The Joe Morolong Local Rights Programme, located in Joe Morolong Local Municipality of John Gaetsewe District Municipality. The Municipality is characterised by high unemployment rate, substance abuse, domestic violence and asbestosis. The programme currently operates in 16 communities with a total of about 200000 being reached by the programme. Rights to education, women’s rights and food rights form the basis for ActionAid’s key intervention areas of empowering the poor and excluded to claim their rights. The programme also implements some key interventions related to mining.