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"Just say sorry" Ubuntu and the Child Justice Act
(PER (Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal), 2011)
In the midst of concerns about serious offences committed by young people, the Child Justice Act is the first formal legislative step to introduce restorative justice in South Africa, and promotes reconciliation and problem ...
Don't shout too loud: Reflections on the outrage against human and child trafficking
(Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2010)
Human and child trafficking is regarded as an international crime and serious human rights violation. However, the clandestine and transnational nature of trafficking makes it extremely difficult to apprehend or prosecute ...
Domestic courts and the promotion and protection of the right to freedom from torture in Southern African development community countries
(University of Fort Hare, 2013)
The right to freedom from torture is protected not only in the constitutions of all SADC countries but also in some of the regional and international human rights instruments that have been signed, ratified or acceded to ...
Protecting orphans and vulnerable children in Lesotho: an assessment of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act, 2011
(Jordan Publishers, UK, 2014)
INTRODUCTION: This chapter reviews specific aspects of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act 2011 of Lesotho, insofar as they pertain to the situation of orphans and vulnerable children. The chapter commences with a ...
Impact of the Boko Haram insurgency on the child's right to education in Nigeria
(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 ...
“Don’t try this at home?”: Reasonable or moderate chastisement, and the rights of the child in South Africa with YG v S in perspective
In October 2017, in YG v The State, the High Court in Gauteng handed down a judgment that declared the common-law defence of “reasonable or moderate chastisement” unconstitutional. This article, while not a case comment, ...