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Children’s right to education: a case of school fee policies in South Africa.
After 1994, the apartheid education system transformed into democratic system aimed at achieving equity, redress and access to education for all. However, after 20 years of democracy and the introduction of policies and ...
The rights of gay/lesbian children in South African public schools: an overview of the relevant legal and institutional framework.
South Africa has a history of discrimination against gay and lesbian (GL) learners in public schools, despite the fact that it was the first country to adopt a constitution protecting all people from discrimination in terms ...
Child participation in family group conferences in care and protection cases: a comparative analysis of South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 awarded children the right to be heard and to express their views in all matters that affect them. This includes the right of the child to participate in ...
Child and youth care workers’ support of grandparents raising orphaned grandchildren.
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Poverty and patriarchy as contributors to child sexual abuse.
This research paper discusses the social and legal aspects of child sexual abuse in South Africa. Two significant contributors namely poverty and patriarchy are considered against a background of a paucity of information. ...
Does international law protect children against recruitment into armed forces? : the case of Africa.
The involvement of children in conflict is not a recent phenomenon. The military use of children dates back to ancient times. The change of warfare and the advocating of the protection of children's rights within the ...
Children incarcerated with their mothers : a critique of the current age-based approach to the separation of children from their mothers.
It is a worldwide phenomenon that, when mothers are imprisoned, their young children are allowed to accompany them. However, practices between different countries, and even within different prisons, vary greatly and there ...
Complaints procedures for children in residential care : hearing the voices of children in South African care institutions, with brief comparative aspects.
Hearing the voices of children in residential care by means of a complaints procedure has proven to be an important instrument in addressing children’s problems and ensuring their welfare and rights. Taking into account ...
An evaluation of the role of prosecutors in Lesotho's Children's Protection and Welfare Act No. 7 of 2011.
The prosecutor has a role that he/she should play in the administration of juvenile justice. International and regional instruments have set a framework for the establishment of the juvenile justice systems within the ...