oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - The Children's Bill - a suitable vehicle for children's comprehensive social security rights : social security
Extracted from text ... The Children's Bill - A suitable vehicle for children's comprehensive social security rights by Patricia Martin South Africa has taken a bold step to giving legal effect to children's rights in a comprehensive manner. The draft Children's Bill (the Bill), originally meant to replace the Child Care Act of 1983, is a holistic piece of legislation that incorporates a host of wide-ranging laws relating to children. It includes a network of provisions on, among other things, parental rights and responsibilities, children in especially difficult circumstances, prevention and early intervention, and social security for children. Of particular note is that ..
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