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The human rights implications of virginity testing in South Africa
(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 ...
Accountability and the right to food: A comparative study of India and South Africa
(Food Security SA Working Paper Series, 2018)
It remains a great source of concern that, as richly endowed as the world is, each day millions of people go to sleep hungry and almost 870 million people, particularly in developing countries, are chronically undernourished. ...
Contribution of the Health Ombud to Accountability: The Life Esidimeni Tragedy in South Africa
(Health and Human Rights Journal, 2018)
Between October 2015 and June 2016, 1,711 people were relocated from mental health facilities operated by long-term provider Life Esidimeni in the South African province of Gauteng to alternative facilities managed by ...