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Out of the starting blocks : the 12th and 13th sessions of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
(Juta Law, 2009)
The 12th and 13th meetings of the African Children's Committee were held in November 2008 and April 2009 respectively. With the African Children's Charter entering its 10th year since entry into force, the real work of the ...
Win some, lose some: the 10th ordinary session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
(Juta Law, 2008)
The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, the monitoring body of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, held its 10th ordinary session in October 2007. This discussion ...
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, ...
Protecting orphans and vulnerable children in Lesotho: an assessment of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act, 2011
(Jordan Publishers, UK, 2014)
INTRODUCTION: This chapter reviews specific aspects of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act 2011 of Lesotho, insofar as they pertain to the situation of orphans and vulnerable children. The chapter commences with a ...
2 + 2 = 5? Exploring the domestication of the CRC in South African jurisprudence (2002-2006)
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2008)
South Africa commenced transition to a constitutional democracy with the adoption of an interim constitution in 1994, followed by national elections based, for the ﬁ rst time, on universal adult suffrage. A justiciable ...