Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

CHR
Pretoria, South Africa

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, is an internationally recognised university-based institution combining academic excellence and effective activism to advance human rights, particularly in Africa. It aims to contribute to advancing human rights, through education, research and advocacy.

Contact details

Website:
www.chr.up.ac.za

Address:
Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X20, Hatfield, 0028, Republic of South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1986
Age (years)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 37
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, Prof Christof Heyns, Prof Niek Grove, Prof Duard Kleyn, Prof Frans Viljoen
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Frans Viljoen
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Frans Viljoen
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Frans Viljoen
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 63
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 66
2021
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 65
2020
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 60
% Female staff
2023
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 36%
South Africa average
 24%
Global average
 50%
2021
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 50%
2020
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 50%
% Female researchers
2023
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 57%
South Africa average
 48%
Global average
 48%
2021
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 50%
2020
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 140
South Africa average
 33
Global average
 66
2020
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 100
2019
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 100

Social

Likes (2023)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 51,711
South Africa average
 18,911
Global average
 27,107
Likes (2022)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 51,170
Likes (2021)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 49,629
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 23,376
South Africa average
 8,712
Global average
 20,011
Followers (2022)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 19,893
Followers (2021)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 16,820
Subscribers (2023)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 53
South Africa average
 2,873
Global average
 6,278
Followers (2023)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 3,051
South Africa average
 6,855
Global average
 10,621
Followers (2022)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 29,629
South Africa average
 32,400
Global average
 16,216

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation┬┤s website
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