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  • Parallel Policies: Policies relevant to child safety 

    Redpath, Jean (Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention, 2007)
    The Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention’s 2005 National Youth Victimisation Study indicated the need to explore existing policy impacting on children from a social crime prevention perspective within a rights-based ...
  • Parliamentarians discuss issues around HIV and AIDS 

    Chenwi, Lilian (ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2010)
    During the XVIII International AIDS Conference held in Vienna, Austria, from 18-23 July 2010, members and staff of parliament from 47 countries met on 20 July to discuss legislative aspects of HIV relating to key affected ...
  • Parliaments and the MDGs 

    Chenwi, Lilian (ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2010)
    During the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) summit that took place in New York from 20 to 22 September 2010, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations (UN) Millennium Campaign organised a meeting aimed ...
  • Participatory Budgeting in the City of Kwekwe (Zimbabwe) A perspective on the Issues, Trends and Options 

    Marumahoko, Sylvester; Chigwata, Tinashe Calton; Nhende, Norman (African Journal of Public Affairs, 2018)
    Towards the end of 2017, as has been the case every year, the Kwekwe City Council produced a budget outlining its various activities for the 2018 financial year. The unveiling of the 2018 budget was, among other things, ...
  • Party manifestos for the third local government elections, 18 May 2011 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile; Bosire, Conrad (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    With the 2011 local government elections set for 18 May, political parties are preparing their party policies and manifestos in a bid to woo voters. A survey of the party manifestos and statements ahead of the elections ...
  • A path to realising economic, social and cultural rights in Africa? A critique of the New Partnership for Africa's Development 

    Mbazira, Christopher (African Human Rights Law Journal, 2004)
    he article first sets out the legal framework for the protection of socio-economic and cultural rights in Africa. Some of the reasons that have been advanced for the non-realisation of socio-economic rights as compared to ...
  • The place and role of local government in federal systems 

    Steytler, Nico (Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 2005)
    South Africa has embarked on an important experiment of creating a decentralised system of government comprising three spheres of government – national, provincial and local. In comparison with international practice, ...
  • The Place of the "Minimum Core Approach" in the Realisation of the Entrenched Socio-Economic Rights in the 2010 Kenyan Constitution 

    Nicholas, Orago (Journal of African Law, 2015)
    The high levels of poverty, inequality and socio-economic marginalisation that bedevilled Kenya for generations led to a struggle for a new constitutional dispensation, which culminated in the promulgation of a new, ...
  • Pocket Guide to Arrest and Detention in Malawi, Lilongwe 

    Redpath, Jean (Paralegal Advisory Services Institute (PASI), Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR), the Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA), and the Community Law Centre (CLC) of the University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    This guide is for anyone who needs a quick reference to the laws around arrest and detention in Malawi. This may include police, court clerks, prosecutors, magistrates, paralegals and detainees. First there is an orientation ...
  • Policy and practice in South African prisons: an update 

    Julia, Sloth-Nielsen (Law, Democracy & Development, 2005)
    In June 2003, the Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative (CSPRI) released a policy review concerning major developments in penal policy in South Africa since the advent of constitutionalism in 1994. This paper was widely ...
  • The political-administrative interface in local government - Assessing the quality of local democracy 

    de Visser, Jaap (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Municipalities have registered a tremendous democratic and service delivery record, yet the public perception of them is troubling. Municipalities are too often identified with corruption, inefficiency and inaccessibility. ...
  • The politics of sub-national constitutions and local government in Ethiopia 

    Ayele, Zemelak Ayitenew (Perspectives on Federalism, 2014)
    The federal Constitution of Ethiopia provides the regional states - the constituent unit of the federation –with the power to draft, adopt and amend their own constitutions, thereby allowing each of the regional states to ...
  • Position paper on the provincialisation of personal primary health care services 

    Versteeg, Marije; Hall, Wendy; de Visser, Jaap (South African Local Government Association, 2009)
    Primary health care (PHC) was internationally accepted in 1978 as the preferred system for health care. It is defined in the Declaration of Alma Ata and includes essential care, which is appropriate, available and affordable ...
  • Post-election analysis: Editorial 

    de Visser, Jaap (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    The 2009 national and provincial elections have come and gone. As expected, the results have reshaped politics. The new President has promised a marked improvement in the service delivery and performance of the public ...
  • The potential of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as a tool for poverty reduction in South Africa 

    Sandra, Liebenberg (ESR Review, 2014)
    Together the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR; hereafter ‘the Covenant’) represent the fundamental human rights commitments ...
  • Poverty, women and the human right to water to grow food 

    Ngcimezile, Mbano (ESR Review, 2014)
    The global community is united in its commitment to remove the scourge of world poverty. One core factor to achieve this is access to water from which poor people, especially women, draw multiple benefits. Such benefits ...
  • The powers of local government in decentralized systems of government: Managing the 'curse of common competencies' 

    Steytler, Nico (Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law, 2005)
    The issues and problems flowing from common competencies are shared by many, if not all, decentralised and federal systems; they are a feature arising from the division of powers between two levels of government. The ...
  • The prevalence of HIV in South Africa's prison system: some, but not all the facts, at last 

    Lukas, Muntingh (Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative, 2008-05-26)
    The lack of reliable research data and more specifically, data on intervention impact evaluations, present a particular challenge in respect of evidence-based law and policy reform. In resource-constrained environments it ...
  • Preventing and combating torture in South Africa: a framework for action under CAT and OPCAT 

    Lukas, Muntingh (Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation & Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative, 2008)
    This booklet aims to provide more information to decision-makers and stakeholders on the challenges relating to preventing and combating torture; and also outlines South Africa’s obligations under CAT and OPCAT. These two ...
  • Prisoner re-entry in Cape Town - an exploratory study 

    Lukas, Muntingh (Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative, 2008)
    This study is concerned with the immediate post-release period and asked a very simple question: “What happens to people immediately after they have been released from prison?” The question is aimed at gaining a deeper and ...