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AHRLJ Volume 21 No 1 2021

Published by Pretoria University Law Press (PULP)
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Editorial

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Special focus: The African Children’s Charter at 30: Reflections on its past and future contribution to the rights of children in Africa

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The Sen-Nussbaum diagram of article 11(3) of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child: Facilitating the relationship between access to education and development

by Thandeka N Khoza
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Cascading impacts of climate change and the rights of children in Africa: A reflection on the principle of intergenerational equity

by Rongedzayi Fambasayi and Michael Addaney
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Evaluating the role of the African Committee of Experts  on the Rights and Welfare of the Child in the COVID-19 era: Visualising the African child in 2050

by Robert Doya Nanima
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The African Children’s Charter and ending corporal punishment of children in Africa: A work in progress

by Sonia Vohito
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Understanding the privacy rights of the African child in the digital era

by Avani Singh and Tina Power
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Towards a transformative child rights discourse in Africa: A reflexive study

by Musavengana WT Chibwana
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Articles

Understanding the nature, scope and standard operating procedures of the African Commission’s special procedure mechanisms

by Kennedy Kariseb
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Barriers to fulfilling reporting obligations in Africa under the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa

by Adetokunbo Johnson
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A teleological approach to interpreting socio-economic rights in the African Charter: Appropriateness and methodology

by Anneth Amin
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The right to return to one’s country in Africa:  Article 12(2) of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

by Jamil D Mujuzi
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A legally-binding instrument on business and human  rights: Implications for the right to development in Africa

by Tamo Atabongawung
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The ‘Africa we want’ in the African Union’s Agenda 2063 on the realisation of women’s human rights to access justice

by Nomthandazo Ntlama-Makhanya and Nombulelo Lubisi-Bizani
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Tension between the individual’s fundamental human  rights and the protection of the public from infectious and formidable epidemic diseases

by Basutu S Makwaiba
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Sub-regional organisations and the responsibility to protect: A case for the localisation and normative repatriation of sub-regional authority for coercive measures

by Henry Paul Gichana
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An assessment of the regulatory legal and institutional framework of the mining industry in South Africa and Kenya for effective human rights protection: Lessons for other countries

by Oluwatosin B Igbayiloye and Danny Bradlow
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Utilising the due diligence standard to interrogate Kenya’s accountability efforts with regard to survivors of sexual violence in the 2007-2008 post-election violence

by Buluma Bwire, Migai Akech and Agnes Meroka-Mutua
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The right to privacy under the Constitution of Kenya and the criminalisation of consensual sex between same-sex adults

by Nicole Treyson Koske and Tomasz Milej
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The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 as a harbinger for the elimination of unlawful detention in Nigeria

by David Tarh-Akong Eyongndi
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Liberalisation of Nigeria’s abortion laws with a focus on pregnancies resulting from rape: An empirical analysis

by Razaq Justice Adebimpe
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The challenges to gender equality in the legal profession in South Africa: A case for substantive equality as a means for achieving gender transformation

by Matilda Lasseko-Phooko and Safia Mahomed
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Is the forfeiture of criminally-acquired property in Tanzania compliant with the Constitution?

by Abdulrahman OJ Kaniki
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The protection of individual labour rights in Zimbabwe

by Tapiwa G Kasuso and Tinashe Madebwe
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Recent developments

Realising the right of access to water for people living on farms: The impact of the KwaZulu-Natal High Court decision in Mshengu v uMsunduzi Local Municipality

by Lisa Chamberlain and Kelebogile Khunou
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One step forward, two steps back: A review of  Mushoriwa v City of Harare  in view of Zimbabwe’s constitutional socio-economic rights

by Tinashe Kondo, Shadreck Masike, Brian Chihera and Bright Mbonderi
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