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Understanding kinship care of children in Africa: a family environment or an alternative care option?
(University of Western Cape, 2013)
In Africa generally, orphaned and vulnerable children are traditionally cared for by their relatives or close family friends; this is an abiding practice even in contemporary times. This was historically considered to be ...
The domestication of international law standards on the rights of the child with specific reference to juvenile justice in the African context
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
The thesis focused on how the advent of children's rights, in particular the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), has impacted on the subject of juvenile justice and embarked on a practical examination of law reform ...
The significance of article 24(2) of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for the right to primary education of children with disabilities: a comparative study of Kenya and South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is the latest human rights treaty at the UN level. The process leading to the adoption called attention to the plight of persons with disabilities, and ...
Inhuman sentencing of children: A foucus on Zimbabwe and Botswana
(University of Western Cape, 2020)
The prevalence of corporal punishment and life imprisonment sentences for children in Africa is tied to their legal history. Colonialism had an extensive impact on the criminal law of most African States, including the ...