Caster Semenya’s case and that of other black women athletes spells bad news for the human rights of women in sport, including their right to dignity and equality
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Khanyo Farisè is a legal advisor at the International Commission of Jurists - African Regional Programme. Over the past 10 years she has worked on human rights matters in international organisations in Africa and Europe and holds an LLB degree from Nelson Mandela University in South Africa, an LLM from the University of Dublin, Ireland and an LLM from Loyola University Chicago, USA.
Tanveer Jeewa is the legal and communications officer at the International Commission of Jurists - Africa Regional Programme and a managing editor and researcher at the African Legal Information Institute (AfricanLII). She works mainly on issues of South African constitutional law and international human rights law. She has recently completed her LLM in Public Law at the University of Cape Town and was previously a law clerk at the Constitutional Court for Justice Theron.