oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Towards effective access to education for children : the need for a comprehensive review : education

Volume 4 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



Extracted from text ... Towards effective access to education for children: The need for a comprehensive review by Faranaaz Veriava The proposed Children's Bill (the Bill) provides a promising outline of the right to education. Section 21 of the Bill attempts to define South Africa's obligations in respect of education under international law, one of the Bill's objectives being giving effect to the country's obligations concerning the well-being of children in terms of binding international instruments. The Bill also elaborates on the specific entitlements that make up the right to education under section 29 of the 1996 Constitution, and explicitly states that children's ..

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