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Children: Government Resources: Library Guide: South Africa

Country reports

South Africa's second country report to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child on the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (reporting period: May 2013 to May 2016)

South Africa’s Initial Country Report on the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, reporting period: January 2000 - April 2013

G 68 E.WOME.12.UNCO   The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child :   South Africa's combined second, third and forth periodic state party report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child : (reporting period: 1998 – June 2012) /    Pretoria :   Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities,   [2012].

G 68 E.PRES.00.IMPL   Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child :   South Africa's supplement to the initial country report, January 2000 /    [Pretoria :   Government of National Unity],   2000.

G 68 E.PRES.99.FIRS   South Africa. National Children's Rights Committee.    United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child :   first supplementary report, South Africa /    [South Africa] :   National Children's Rights Committee,   1999.

G 68 E.WELF.97.INIT   South Africa    Initial country report, South Africa :   Convention on the Rights of the Child.    [Pretoria] :   Government of National Unity,   1997.

 

Articles

Sloth-Nielsen, Julia. Children, the Constitution, the law and social policy, pages 271-283. In: State of the nation :   South Africa, 1994-2014 : a twenty-year review of freedom and democracy /    Cape Town :   HSRC Press,   2014.  G 68 E.HSRC.14.STAT

Book

Monitoring child well-being :   a South African rights-based approach. Cape Town, South Africa :   HSRC Publishers,   2007.
G 68 E.HSRC.07.MONI

Handbook

G 68 E.PARL.11.PROM   Abrahams, Kashifa.    Promoting children's rights in South Africa :   a handbook for Members of Parliament /    [Cape Town] :   Parliament of the Republic of South Africa,   [2011].

Charters

G 68 E.PRES.05.CHIL   The Children's Charter of South Africa.    [South Africa :   s.n.,   2005?].

G 68 E.HUMA.12.SAHR   South African Human Rights Commission.    SAHRC Charter of Children's Basic Education Rights  Part 2. Part 3.    Johannesburg :   South African Human Rights Commission,   2012.

Review

G 68 E.HUMA.11.SOUT   South Africa’s children :   a review of equity and child rights /    [Johannesburg :   South African Human Rights Commission,   2011].

Reports

South Africa. Department of Women, Children & People with Disabilities. South Africa’s Initial Country Report on the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child Reporting period, January 2000 – April 2013

South Africa. Department of Women, Children & People with Disabilities. South Africa's periodic country report on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: reporting period, January 1998-April 2013

South African Human Rights Commission. Children's Rights and Business Principles Roundtable, Astrotech Conference Centre, Johannesburg, June 10, 2015

South African Human Rights Commission. Global goals for every child : progress and disparities among children in South Africa. Johannesburg: South African Human Rights Commission, 2016. Shelf no. G 68 E.HUMA.16.GLOB

 

South African Human Rights Commission. Report: CRC @ 25, 1989-2014: How has South Africa protected its children?

UNICEF. Innocenti Research Centre. Reforming child law in South Africa: budgeting and implementation planning. Florence, Italy: UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2009.

Pamphlets

G 68 E.JUST.01.THES   De Villiers, Susan.    These are your rights :   the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child /    [Pretoria :   Dept. of Justice and Constitutional Development,   2001].

Rama, Sharmla (2000). Monitoring the Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. Pretoria : Statistics South Africa.

G 68 E.HEAL.95.EXPL   South Africa. Dept. of Health.   Explanatory memorandum to parliament :   Convention on the Rights of the Child.    {Pretoria :   Dept. of Health,   1995}