oa Article 40 - Swaziland : children in conflict with the law

Volume 6 Number 3
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Extracted from text ... 10 There is one juvenile facility, the Juvenile Industrial School, in Swaziland where children who have been sentenced or are on remand are being held. On 10 September 2004 a total of 38 children was being detained at the facility for offences ranging from housebreaking and theft to murder. The children's daily schedule consists of going to school in the morning, doing gardening for an hour in the afternoon and receiving supper at 16:00. At 16:45 they are locked in for the night. The children used to only be locked in at 20:00 as the facility had a television which the ..

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