Purpose of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Branch:
Part of the department of Social Development that focuses on the empowerment and rights of persons with disabilities through accelerated mainstreaming of disability considerations and the strengthening of disability specific services.
HIGH LEVEL OUTPUTS 2015-2019
The branch also serves as Secretariat to the National Disability Rights Machinery as well as the Presidential Working Group on Disability.
Deputy Director General: Mzolisi Toni (MzolisiT@dsd.gov.za)
Chief Director: Advocacy : Lidia Pretorius (LidiaP@dsd.gov.za )
Director: Advocacy: Benny Palime (BennyP@dsd.gov.za)
Acting Chief Director: Governance & Compliance: Simmi Pillay (SimmiP@dsd.gov.za)
Deputy Director: Institutional Support and Capacity Development: Ria Mathivha (MariaMa@dsd.gov.za)
Director: Disability Welfare Services: Manthipi Molamu (ManthipiMR@dsd.gov.za)