Think tank

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
 35
South Africa average
 27
Global average
 30
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) (2021): Frans Viljoen (Prof)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Frans Viljoen (Prof)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 65
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 75
2020
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 60
% Female staff
2021
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 1%
South Africa average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2020
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 50%
% Female researchers
2020
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 50%
South Africa average
 23%
Global average
 11%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 100
South Africa average
 163
Global average
 33
2019
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 100

Social

Likes (2021)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 49,629
South Africa average
 15,953
Global average
 31,384
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
 16,820
South Africa average
 19,516
Global average
 18,429

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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