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Faculty of Law | University of the Western Cape

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Faculty of Law | University of the Western Cape

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Labour Law Online - Making legal information more accessible

LLoL is one of the projects of the Centre for the Transformative Regulation of Work (CENTROW) It is one of South Africa’s first digital legal decision-making tools, which came about as a result of cooperation between Arbeidsmarktresearch Uva B.V. (ARR), a unit at the University of Amsterdam, and the university. This interactive programme provides expert information on labour law. It seek

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Digital work: Do we need to reinvent the wheel?

In this piece, the writer speaks about the evolution of digital work and how initiatives such as Fairwork seeks to contribute to the fair regulation of this type of work

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Does 'sustainable use' mean wildlife can be commodified?

A government call for submissions to a panel set up to advise it on the management, breeding and hunting of four of the 'Big Five' animals was criticised for bias in favour of the commodification of wildlife -- at a time when the courts are making progressive judgments on 'sustainable use'.

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Kenya leads the way in dismantling the 'orphan industrial complex'

Kenya's efforts to end the institutionalisation of children separated from caregivers took a new turn when the governor of one of the nation's 47 counties became the first to exercise the powers devolved to him under the 2010 Constitution by signing the Leiden Declaration and committing Murang’a County to strengthening family-based alternative care -- a precedent the world should heed.

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How to improve access to justice for Africa's children

Millions of children throughout Africa lack the access to justice they need to realise their rights. We know what child-friendly justice looks like and how it can improve access, but one important area has been largely overlooked: the role that informal justice systems can play in realising justice for children.

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