Miners continue to be subjected to unfair working conditions, health hazards and poor living conditions.
Thousands of rural poor in South Africa continue to be deprived of access to health services.
Rate of rape and sexual violence in South Africa is one of the highest in the world.
Poverty and inequality are largely a result of illicit financial flows, corruption, and wasteful expenditure.
Democracy continues to be fragile in the face of racism, political violence and unethical leadership.