oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Children's rights in South Africa with specific reference to street children
|Article Title||Children's rights in South Africa with specific reference to street children|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Institute for Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||116 - 120|
|Keyword(s)||Alternative care, Basic health care services, Basic nutrition, Child welfare institutions, Exploitative labour practices, Nationality from birth, Protected from maltreatment, Protection, Shelter, Social services and Street children|
The guarantee of individual human rights forms the basis of the (final) South African Constitution. The question of children's rights within the broad ambit of human rights seems, however, to be neglected despite the fact that certain children's rights are guaranteed vide section 28 included in chapter 2 (Bill of Rights) of the Constitution.
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