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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 ...
Introducing cash transfers as a form of social protection for orphans and (other) vulnerable children in Zimbabwe :lessons from other African countries.
Zimbabwe made commitments- global, regional and national- towards the fulfilment of the right to social protection for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) by ratifying international conventions and other regional ...
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 ...
An analysis of the implementation of the child's right to be heard within the family environment in accordance with section 31 of the South African Children's Act 38 of 2005.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child 1989 has endowed children with the right to express their views in all matters that affect them. According to the Committee on the Rights of a Child this right extends ...
Addressing child marriages through law reform : a case study of Zimbabwe.
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Children with physical and sensory disabilities : exploring the implementation of inclusive education legislation and policy.
Research studies have shown that schools in South Africa face many challenges in implementing inclusive education (IE) for children with disabilities. The primary aim of this study was to explore the implementation of ...
Legally defining parental abandonment of a child : a comparison between South African law and Californian law.
This dissertation evaluates some selected legal provisions (local, international and foreign) relevant to the social ill of parental abandonment of children. Parental abandonment tends to have serious consequences and is ...
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 ...
Reconciling child labour practices in South Africa with international standards : prospects and challenges.
Child labour proves to be a social and economic problem throughout the world. Millions of children around the world remain trapped in child labour, compromising their individual and collective futures. However, while ...