n Without Prejudice - Undocumented minors - the right to education and admission into public schools : constitutional law
|Article Title||Undocumented minors - the right to education and admission into public schools : constitutional law|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Karishma Rammanhor and Sushila Dhever|
|Publication Date||Sep 2013|
|Pages||52 - 53|
Section 29 of the Constitution recognises that"everyone has a right to education". The use of theword "everyone" means that the right to education is not limited to South African citizens. Accordingly, asylum seekers enjoy the same right to basic education. However, in the case of unaccompanied and undocumented minors, giving effect to the right to education has proven a daunting task for both non-governmental organisations and pro bono attorneys.
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