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The Child Justice Bill is now an Act

The Child Justice Bill is now an Act

This Act is the legislative framework for children in conflict with the law.

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CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' April 2009

CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' April 2009

Find out what newspaper reports are mentioned in this issue of CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku'.

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ESR Review, March 2009

ESR Review, March 2009

This first issue of 2009 has articles on Women's access to health; Litigating socio-economic rights; Age-based discrimination in Uganda & Right of Access to Malaria in Uganda

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CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' March 2009

CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' March 2009

This month's issue focuses on media reports around sentencing and parole, health care, medical parole, safe custody, etc.

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Children's Rights Project's Article 40

Children's Rights Project's Article 40

The first issue of 2009's Article 40 is now available.

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CSPRI Newsletter No. 29, March 2009

CSPRI Newsletter No. 29, March 2009

This newsletter focuses primarily on the Correctional Services Portfolio Committee, from 2004 to 2009.

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CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' February 2009

CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' February 2009

Topics covered in February's issue include: Governance and Corruption; Prison Gangs; Sentencing and Parole; Prison Construction; Unsentenced Prisoners; Prisoners’ Rights; Elections 2009; Rehabilitation; Security And Escapes and ; Other African Countries.

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Dec 2008 & Jan 2009's 30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku

Dec 2008 & Jan 2009's 30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku

Find out what newspapers reported on in December 2008 & January 2009.

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A Societal Responsibility: The role of civil society organisations in prisoner support, rehabilitation and reintegration

A Societal Responsibility: The role of civil society organisations in prisoner support, rehabilitation and reintegration

There is a growing number of civil society organisations in South Africa working with offenders and prisoners focusing on prisoner support, rehabilitation and reintegration, reflecting in many ways the ‘societal responsibility’ that the White Paper on Corrections advocates for. These organisations provide services broadly aimed at promoting offender reintegration and reducing the chances of re-offending.

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Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of HIV in arrested, detained & sentenced persons

Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of HIV in arrested, detained & sentenced persons

These guidelines have been developed to aid in the provision of appropriate and quality care for prisoners living with or at risk of HIV infection in detention facilities in southern Africa.

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Prisoner Participation in the 2009 General Elections

Prisoner Participation in the 2009 General Elections

A press statement has been issued by the Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative on Prisoner Participation in the upcoming General Elections. This press statement was issued on 26 January 2009.

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Latest Article 40 now available

Latest Article 40 now available

Articles discussed in this issue include the newly passed Child Justice Act.

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Social Rights & Implementation of court orders Research Reports

Social Rights & Implementation of court orders Research Reports

Download the Socio-Economic Rights latest research reports, called the Pertinent social security issues in South Africa & You are the “weakest link” in realising socio-economic rights: Goodbye - Strategies for effective implementation of court orders in South Africa.

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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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