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Faculty of Law | University of the Western Cape

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Faculty of Law | University of the Western Cape

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS AND FAMILY LAW IN THE AFRICAN CONTEXT

Children's rights > Welcome 

Welcome to the Children's Right and Family Law niche

Our research builds on the ground-breaking shifts in law and policy that have taken place since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 30 years ago.

This web channel highlights our engagement with some of the most critical issues affecting children in Africa, and provides visitors with news, blogs, listings of our publications, and resources.

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Kenya leads the way in dismantling the 'orphan industrial complex'
Blogs | Posted by Children's Rights niche

How to improve access to justice for Africa's children
Blogs | Posted by Children's Rights niche

Applying a child-rights lens to development and humanitarian aid
News | Posted by Children's Rights niche

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Children's rights > Welcome 

Welcome to the UWC Law Faculty research portal

Located in South Africa and rooted in Africa, we have a proud tradition of socially committed research and publication forged in...

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Our focus

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About us

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Our team

Our research niche is led by Prof Julia Sloth-Nielsen, a world-renowned authority on children's rights in the developing world and former member of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. She is joined by Prof Lea Mwambene and Prof Anthony Diala. Read more ...

Meet the team