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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 ...
The criminalization of torture in South Africa
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
This article describes the politics related to the criminalization of torture in South Africa. It studies the differences between torture as an international crime and as a crime under international human rights law. The ...
Kenya-South Africa dialogue on devolution
(JUTA and company, 2016)
In a radical break with its past, democratic South Africa established a system of devolution that was confirmed in the 1996 Constitution. In reaction to a system of highly centralised government that had seen the abuse of ...
Devolution by court injunction: The case of land use planning and management in South Africa
(Uganda Management Institute, 2016)
In South Africa, the legal and policy framework for land use planning and control underwent a significant transformation in which power over land use planning and control was shifted from provinces to local governments. ...