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- Volume 9, Issue 4, 2008
ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Volume 9, Issue 4, 2008
Volume 9, Issue 4, 2008
Non-implementation of court orders in socio-economic rights litigation in South Africa : is the cancer here to stay? : featureAuthor Christopher MbaziraSource: ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa 9, pp 2 –8 (2008)More Less
Author Jeff RudinSource: ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa 9, pp 8 –12 (2008)More Less
Author Mira DutschkeSource: ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa 9, pp 12 –15 (2008)More Less
There has been continued concern about the administration of social assistance grants to the poor, the needy and the disabled in South Africa. This led to the establishment of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). SASSA is responsible for the administration and payment of social assistance grants in terms of the Social Assistance Act 59 of 1992 (1992 Act) and its successor, the Social Security Act 13 of 2004 (2004 Act).
Source: ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa 9, pp 15 –16 (2008)More Less
Agreement on a definition of ""children with special needs"" (CSNs) has been elusive. For some, CSNs are children who have a chronic disease or disability that requires educational services, health care or related services of a type or amount beyond those required by other children generally (see, generally, Bartlett & Wegner, 1987).
Source: ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa 9, pp 17 –18 (2008)More Less
The right to food has received increasing attention internationally and nationally following drastic increases in food prices and widespread protests against these increases in more than 40 countries this year (FIAN International, 2008: 2-3). This global food crisis is endangering millions of the world's most vulnerable and threatens to reverse critical gains made towards reducing poverty and hunger as outlined in the Millennium Development Goals (CFA, 2008: executive summary, para 1). The Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA) was developed by the High-Level Task Force on the Global Food Crisis, established by the United Nations (UN). It proposes actions to promote a comprehensive response to the global food crisis.
Source: ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa 9, pp 19 –22 (2008)More Less
The International AIDS Conference is convened annually by the International AIDS Society (IAS), the world's leading independent association of HIV professionals, with more than 10 000 members from 185 countries. The XVII International AIDS Conference was held from 3 to 8 August 2008 in Mexico City. The partners for this year's event included the Federal Government of Mexico, the Government of Mexico City and local scientific and community leaders. Other institutional partners for the conference included the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV / AIDS and its co-sponsors, the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Food Programme, the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations, the Global Network for People Living with HIV / AIDS, the International Community of Women Living with HIV / AIDS, the World YWCA and the Asian Harm Reduction Network.
Source: ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa 9, pp 23 –24 (2008)More Less
Lilian Chenwi, 2008. Evictions in South Africa: Relevant international and national standards.Sibonile Khoza, 2008. Knowing & claiming your right to food.Christopher Mbazira, 2008. You are the ""weakest link"" in realising socio-economic rights: Goodbye - Strategies for effective implementation of court orders in South Africa.George Mpedi, 2008. Pertinent social security issues in South Africa.