CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction 2. Human Rights: Theoretical Perspectives 3. Human Rights in New South Africa 4. Foreign Policy and Human Rights 5. Human Rights and Economic Dimension 6. Human Rights and Social Dimension 7. The Constitution of Republic of South African Bill of Rights 8. Conclusion
Political Partiest states of Africa the human right situation has never been promising. The present piece of work is divided into eight chapters. First chapter deals with the introduction. Second chapter, as evident from the title deals with the theoretical aspects of human rights, mainly its origin and development. Various Theories of rights have also been discussed. The chapter attempts to analyse various systems of Human Rights protection, at national, regional and global levels. The second chapter deals with Human Rights in the new South Africa, role of Political parties in the making of New South Africa during the negotiations of the constitution making exercise as well as building the New South Africa after 1994 election. Fourth chapter deals with the foreign Policy and Human rights. Fifth chapter deals with economic dimensions and Human Rights in South Africa and evaluate the role of reconstruction and development and Growth of Employment and Redistribution (GEAR). Sixth chapter deals with social dimensions and Human Rights. Seventh chapter deals with the Bill of Rights. Concluding remarks have been made in chapter eighth which also attempt to envisage a better future for Human Rights in Africa.