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  • Survey of detention visiting mechanisms in Africa 

    Ackermann, Marilize (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    Mechanisms of detention oversight may refer to any number of activities or approaches which would result in the institution of detention being held accountable to the overseeing body. Such actions may include public ...
  • Unaccompanied and separated foreign children in the care system in the Western Cape – a socio-legal study 

    Sloth-Nielsen, Julia; Ackermann, Marilize (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    This article reports on the findings of a study of foreign children accommodated in the care system in the Western Cape, based on fieldwork conducted in child and youth care centres. The objectives of the study were ...
  • Women in detention in Africa: A review of the literature 

    Ackermann, Marilize (Routledge, 2016)
    Women in prison in Africa experience compounded discrimination due to gender and poverty. Structural inequality results in women being poorly educated, having reduced access to economic resources and legal processes. Women ...