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Latest ESR Review available for download

Latest ESR Review available for download

This final issue for 2008 has articles on non-implementation of court orders in socio-economic rights; extending the minimum essential of amount of water; improving the administration of social assistance services, as well as updates and reviews

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December's issue of Article 19 is now available!

December's issue of Article 19 is now available!

This issue focuses on the advocacy initiatives around corporal punishment in Africa & the 16 Days of Activism campaign.

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November 2008's 30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku

November 2008's 30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku

Media topics covered in November's issue include: governance & corruption; unsentenced prisoners; security & escapes; parole & sentencing; conditions of detention and reports about other African countries

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’16 Days of Activism: No Violence Against Women and Children’

During this year’s ‘16 Days of Activism’ Campaign, the Community Law Centre’s Gender Project and the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children are working together to create greater awareness of the issue of gender-based violence against women with disabilities.

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Guide to the UN Against Torture in South Africa

Guide to the UN Against Torture in South Africa

This publication, written by Lukas Muntingh, was released in November 2008. It provides an up to date guide to the implementation of the UN Convention against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) which South Africa ratified in December 1998.

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Two new research reports from CSPRI

Two new research reports from CSPRI

The research reports focus on the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Correctional System governance with special emphasis on correctional services staff & an exploratory study on Prisoner Re-Entry in Cape Town.

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October's '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' is now available

October's '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' is now available

Topics covered in this issue include: sentencing & parole; safety & security; health; governance & corruption and labour relations.

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Ending Corporal And Other Forms Of Humiliating Punishment Of Children

Ending Corporal And Other Forms Of Humiliating Punishment Of Children

A submission to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child was made by a wide range of NGOs from across the African continent on the particular issue of protecting children from all forms of corporal and other forms of humiliating punishment.

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Knowing & claiming your right to food, 2nd. edition

Knowing & claiming your right to food, 2nd. edition

Food is a basic human need. Everyone needs it to survive. Hunger can lead to death. People also need food to lead healthy and active lives. Everyone needs food to be able to grow, learn, perform physical activities, work, and participate in social and political activities. This updated booklet is now available for download in four languages.

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September's ESR Review is now available

September's ESR Review is now available

This issue has articles on public participation; the minimum core and reasonableness models of reviewing socio-economic rights; a summary of the general comment No 19 on the right to social security & upgrading informal settlements and its impact on the rights of the poor.

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September 2008's '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku'

September 2008's '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku'

Topics covered in this issue include: governance & corruption; security & escapes; rehabilitation and labour relations.

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Children’s Rights in Africa: A Legal Perspective

Children’s Rights in Africa: A Legal Perspective

Edited by Julia Sloth-Nielsen, Law Professor at the University of the Western Cape, this book is the first of its kind on the rights of African children. This book has just been released and is available for purchase at Ashgate Publishers.

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CSPRI's 30 Days & Newsletter (September 2007)

CSPRI's 30 Days & Newsletter (September 2007)

The September 30 Days/ Dae/ Izinsuku is now available, as well as the latest CSPRI Newsletter.

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Submissions to Parliament by CSPRI

The Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative (CSPRI) has made a few submissions to Parliament in the last month.

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Recent Developments in two Court Interventions

Socio-Economic Rights Project, Community Law Centre has been involved in two cases as amicus: Equalisation of Pensional Age between men and women and Right to Adequate Housing and Evictions.

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The third issue of the Local Government is now available through subscription

The third issue of the Local Government is now available through subscription

This June/ July issue focuses on Local Government under Review. It has articles on where to now with district municipalities, changing local government powers and much more.

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Resources for the Rights of the Child: Responsibility of States

Resources for the Rights of the Child: Responsibility of States

Submission by ad hoc working group on ‘Available Resources: The African Context; An African Perspective’, by:- Prof. J Sloth-Nielsen, B Mezmur (Children’s Rights Project, Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape), Dr. D Chirwa (University of Cape Town), et al.

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CLC's 2006 Annual Report (Printed version)

CLC's 2006 Annual Report (Printed version)

The printed version of the Community Law Centre's 2006 Annual Report is now available below.

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New lay journals

New lay journals

Article 40, Article 19, The Local Government Bulletin, ESR Review, as well as June's 30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku are now available for download.

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