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oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Impact litigation as tool to transform society and realise the most basic fundamental rights of women and children

 

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Extracted from text ... IMPACT LITIGATION AS TOOL TO TRANSFORM SOCIETY AND REALISE THE MOST BASIC FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN Trynie Davel (University of Pretoria) 1 Introduction Impact litigation, or public interest litigation, is a powerful tool to realise the rights of vulnerable groups of people in our transforming society. Our government has ratified numerous far-reaching international instruments1 and we pride ourselves on a constitutional dispensation that guarantees fundamental rights2 and safeguards human dignity.3 However, for certain members of our society, these rights are in reality worthless.

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2006-01-01
2016-12-05
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