Disability rights with a focus on access to education and justice as enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Silomo has a Bachelor of Social Science degree, majoring in Sociology and Legal Studies, an LLB, and a Bachelor of Social Science Honours in Public Policy.
Silomo is himself a person with a disability (blindness). He describes himself as a social engineer, a social justice activist, and an aspirant human rights lawyer. Silomo is from Clermont, a township in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Silomo has previously worked at SECTION27, focusing on the right to basic education primarily for children with disabilities. He also served at the Constitutional Court as a law researcher for Justice Johan Froneman. Silomo was recently awarded the Mandela Washington Fellowship for which he spent six weeks at the University of Wisconsin in the United States studying a short course on Public Management.
Host Organisation: Constitutional Court Trust