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Too little? Too late? The implications of the Grootboom case for state responses to child-headed households
(University of the Western Cape, 2003)
The article begins with an overview of the socio-economic context surrounding child-headed households and then discusses the constitutional obligations that rest on the state vis-a-vis children growing up in these settings. ...
A foreskin too far? Religious, medical or customary circumcision and the Children's Act 38 of 2005 in the context of HIV/AIDS
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
This article analyses the legal framework surrounding male circumcision (infant and youth) in South Africa, having explained the requirements of international human rights law. Provincial legislation regulating traditional ...
Cluster foster care: a panacea for the care of children in the era of HIV/Aids or an MCQ?
(Stellenbosch University (SUNJournals), 2010)
The ravages wrought by HIV/AIDS on child-care arrangements in the African context are well documented (Richter & Sherr, 2009; Sloth-Nielsen & Mezmur, 2008; Tsegaye, 2007; sources cited there). Notably, these constitute ...
Of newborns and nubiles: some critical challenges to children's rights in Africa in the era of HIV/AIDS
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2005)
The international legal framework within which HIV/Aids issues should be addressed Both the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) and the regional charter for the protection and promotion of children's rights, ...