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  • Housing rights of "slum" dwellers at stake : case review 

    Chenwi, Lilian (ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2009)
    On 27 January 2009, the High Court (Durban and Coast Local Division) handed down judgment in the Slums Act case. The case concerned a controversial piece of legislation, the KwaZulu-Natal Elimination and Prevention of ...
  • Human rights and access to healthcare services for indigenous peoples in Africa 

    Durojaye, Ebenezer (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    In September 2015, the United Nations adopted the sustainable development goals (SDGs) to address among others poverty and inequality within and among countries of the world. In particular, the SDGs aim at ameliorating the ...
  • Human rights and governance - implications of the water crisis in the City of Cape Town 

    Mirugi-Mukundi, Gladys (ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2018)
    The Dullah Omar Institute (DOI) at the University of the Western Cape, in conjunction with the Konrad- Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), hosted a roundtable discussion on the human rights and governance implications of the water ...
  • The Human Rights Council’s Resolution on Maternal Mortality: Better late than never 

    Ebenezer, Durojaye (African Human Rights Law Journal, 2010)
    The article examines data in relation to maternal mortality and the causes of death during pregnancy and childbirth. It analyses the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Resolution on Maternal Mortality and its importance ...
  • Human rights implications of mandatory premarital HIV testing in Nigeria 

    Ebenezer, Durojaye; Victoria, Balogun (International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 2010-04)
    This article considers the implications of public health policy on the enjoyment of individuals’ fundamental rights. It specifically examines the appropriateness of mandatory premarital human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ...
  • The human rights implications of virginity testing in South Africa 

    Durojaye, Ebenezer (SAGE Publications, 2016)
    This article examines the historical context of virginity testing in Southern Africa with a focus on South Africa. It then examines the arguments often adduced in justifying the introduction of this practice. The two major ...
  • The Human Rights Implications of Virginity Testing in South Africa 

    Ebenezer, Durojaye (International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 2016)
    This article examines the historical context of virginity testing in Southern Africa with a focus on South Africa. It then examines the arguments often adduced in justifying the introduction of this practice. The two major ...
  • A human rights response to cervical cancer in Africa 

    Ebenezer, Durojaye; Olufolake, Sholola; Charles, Ngwena (International Journal of Human Rights, 2011-03)
    This article examines the prevalence and impacts of human papilomavirus (HPV) transmission among women in Africa. It then examines the relevance of a rights-based approach to health-related challenges such as cervical ...
  • ILO convention No. 189 concerning decent work for domestic workers, 2011 

    Mirugi-Mukundi, Gladys (ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2012)
    n acknowledgment of the value of domestic workers in South Africa, 26 July 2012 was marked as the National Domestic Workers' Day. Domestic workers the world over are some of the most important members of society, who work ...
  • The ILO Social Protection Floors Recommendation 202, and poverty reduction 

    Ebenezer, Durojaye (Development in Practice, 2015)
    This article critically assesses the provisions of ILO Recommendation 202 on social protection floors with a view to ascertaining its efficacy for poverty reduction in poor regions. The article discusses the relevant ...
  • The impact of routine HIV testing on HIV-related stigma and discrimination in Africa 

    Ebenezer, Durojaye (International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 2011)
    This paper discusses different methods of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing, particularly routine and voluntary HIV testing methods, which have been adopted in response to the HIV epidemic in Africa. It then ...
  • Impact of the Boko Haram insurgency on the child's right to education in Nigeria 

    Isokpan, Aisosa Jennifer; Durojaye, Ebenezer (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    This paper is focused on the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria on the child's right to education. The article concludes by assessing how the Nigerian government has lived up to its obligations under international ...
  • Impact of the Boko Haram Insurgency on the Child's Right to Education in Nigeria 

    Aisosa Jennifer, Isokpan; Ebenezer, Durojaye (Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 2016)
    This paper is focused on the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria on the child's right to education. The article concludes by assessing how the Nigerian government has lived up to its obligations under international ...
  • The impact of the global financial crisis on decentralized government in South Africa 

    Steytler, Nico; Powell, Derek (L'europe En Formation, 2010)
    Th e global fi nancial crisis has had a severe impact on South Africa.1 Th e economy went into recession in 2008/09 for the fi rst time in 17 years. Nearly a million jobs were lost in 2009 alone. Growth has resumed, but ...
  • Implementation of Housing Rights in South Africa: Approaches and strategies 

    Chenwi, Lilian (Journal of Law and Social Policy, 2015)
    Ensuring access to adequate housing, especially for the poor and disadvantaged in society, including those faced with evictions and displacement, continues to be a global challenge. The situation remains critical in South ...
  • Implementing and monitoring socioeconomic rights 

    Chenwi, Lilian (ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2009)
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) recently released a report on the implementation and monitoring of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights (UN doc. E/2009/90).
  • Implementing legal accountability to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in Uganda 

    Agaba, Daphine Kabagambe (African Human Rights Law Journal, 2018)
    Accountability is a vital human rights principle to address preventable maternal morbidity and mortality in Uganda. The continuous use of ‘accountability’ as a term without elaborating on it gets in the way of using its ...
  • Implementing results-based management systems in Zimbabwe: Context and implications for the public sector 

    Madhekeni, Alois (International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2012)
    The article focuses on the introduction of the new concept of results-based management (RBM) in Zimbabwe’s public sector. The major tenets of RBM are explored and examined against traditional implementation-focused public ...
  • Implementing Spluma: A review of four ‘Post-Spluma’ provincial planning bills 

    de Visser, Jaap; Poswa, Xavia (Dullah Omar Institute for Constitutional Law, Governance and Human Rights, 2017-10)
    Between 2015 and 2017, municipalities across the country developed municipal planning bylaws. Many municipalities were assisted by national government and/or provincial governments. The involvement of both the national ...
  • Implementing the Municipal Systems Amendment Act 

    de Visser, Jaap (Local Government Bulletin, 2011)
    The Municipal Systems Amendment Act was signed into law by the President on 5 July 2011 and is set to have a major impact on municipal governance. Regulations to give further substance to the Act are on their way. The first ...