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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 ...
Southern African perspectives on banning corporal punishment – a comparison of Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe
(Brill Nijhoff, 2019)
This chapter reviews recent judicial and legislative developments concerning steps towards – and against – the abolition of corporal punishment in four closely connected southern African jurisdictions: South Africa, ...
Thirty years of the CRC in Africa
This chapter reviews 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa. It notes that there has been significant upgrading and modernisation of child law throughout the continent, notably in child protection ...
The African children’s charter at 30: What implications for child and family law?
This chapter examines the progress made and the difficulties encountered in the implementation of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (hereinafter the Charter) in the areas of children's rights and ...