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Contribution of the Health Ombud to Accountability: The Life Esidimeni Tragedy in South Africa
(Health and Human Rights Journal, 2018-12)
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 ...
The Human Rights Implications of Virginity Testing in South Africa
(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 ...
Eviction process in Nigeria: the need for meaningful engagement
(Commonwealth Law Bulletin, 2018)
The important process of meaningful engagement with persons affected by eviction has been greatly under-utilised in Nigeria and this leaves the victims in a dire situation as their yearnings are hardly met. Having regard ...
International human rights norms and the South African choice on termination of pregnancy act: an argument for vigilance and modernisation
(South African Journal on Human Rights, 2019-04)
The right to access abortion services as an integral component of the right to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) has been increasingly recognised in the field of international human rights law. However, much more progress ...