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Regional frameworks for safeguarding children: The role of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
This article discusses the safeguarding movement in the context of child protection. After providing it’s key principles and precepts, the relevant provisions of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child ...
Assessing the impact: Mandatory and minimum sentences in South Africa
(Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2005)
The legislation passed in 1997 that provides for mandatory minimum sentences for serious crimes was recently extended for another two years. At the time, the aim was to reduce serious and violent crime, achieve consistency ...