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The significance of judicial independence in human rights protection: A critical analysis of the constitutional reforms in Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
The primary basis of this construction is that one of the roles of the judiciary is that of enhancing and protecting human rights. This is an important function which is best implemented through judicial independence. ...
Towards binding economic, social and cultural rights obligations of non-state actors in international and domestic law: a critical survey of emerging norms
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
This study argued that the issue of non-state actors requires a comprehensive response that includes the recognition of both non-binding and binding human rights obligations of these actors. It examined critically the ...
The accountability of juveniles for crimes under international law
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Children have been committing crimes during times of war and other armed conflicts since time immemorial. Yet, it is only over the last few decades that cognisance is being taken of child soldiers as a type of juvenile. ...
The role of international human rights law in guiding the interpretation of women's right to be free from violence under the South African constitution
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
The thesis firstly looks at how women's right to freedom from violence has developed in international (global) human rights law since the early 1990s. In this regard, the study finds that while the issue of violence against ...