The Ombudsman Adv. John Walters had a consultative meeting with women from the san community to discuss matters that affect them. Adv. Walters is a passionate advocate for the rights of indigenous persons (IPs). The women raised their concerns about health care, employment and education. The discussions revealed that discrimination against the san community is still rife in many parts of the country; the women are from Tsintsabis, Omega and M’kata respectively. They even mentioned that some healthcare providers were rude to them and would not assist them when they need help.
The Office of the Ombudsman of Namibia strives to promote and protect human rights, fair and effective administration, combat misappropriation or misuse of public resources and protect the environment and natural resources of Namibia through the independent and impartial investigation and resolution of complaints and through raising public awareness