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Children: Government Resources: Library Guide: South Africa

Overview

U.S. Bureau of International Labor Affairs. South Africa : 2012 findings on the worst forms of child labour.

Reports

Budlender, Debbie, Dawie Bosch. South Africa Child Domestic Workers: a National Report. Geneva. International Labour Organization, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), May 2002. 

G 68 E.HSRC.13.CHIL   Levine, Susan.    Children of a bitter harvest :   child labour in the Cape winelands /    Cape Town :   BestRed,   2013.

G 68 E.LABO.08.CHIL   Children working in the commercial and subsistence agriculture in South Africa :   a child labour-related rapid assessment study.    Pretoria :   Department of Labour ;   Hatfield, Pretoria :   Programme Towards the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (TECL), International Labour Organisation,   2008.

G 68 E.LABO.08.CHIL   Cole, Mary.    Child labour monitoring :   assessment of information systems and national indicators for reporting on child labour in South Africa.   Pretoria :   Department of Labour,   2008.

G 68 E.LABO.08.CHIL   Ewing, Deborah.    Child labour monitoring :   follow-the-child.  Pretoria [South Africa] :   Department of Labour, as lead department responsible for the Child Labour Programme of Action,   2008.

G 68 E.LABO.08.MANU   GZCD 68 E.LABO.08.MANU   Manual :   addressing child labour in South Africa.    Pretoria :   Department of Labour, and, Programme Towards the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour,   2008.

Nicolaou, Katerina, Monet Durieux. Addressing Child Rights and Child Labour : a Poverty Strategy for South Africa? 14 October 2005. IDASA, Children’s Institute (UCT) and Save the Children Sweden seminar on research priorities in the area of the interface between child well-being and unemployment in South Africa. Pretoria : Department of Labour, National Treasury, 2005.

G 68 E.LABO.08.PROV   Providing water, protecting children :   the case for action to end excessive water carrying.   Hatfield, Pretoria :   International Labour Organisation (ILO), Programme Towards the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (TECL),   2008.

G 68 E.LABO.05.LITE   Hemson, David.    Literature review on delivery of water to households far away from water sources in South Africa :   a child labour-related source.   Pretoria [South Africa] :   Department of Labour and Programme Towards the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (TECL),   2005.

G 68 E.LABO.05.DELI   Matsabu, Mampiti.    Delivery of water to households far away from sources of safe water in South Africa :   a situation analysis.    Pretoria :   Dept. of Labour ;   Hatfield, Republic of South Africa :   Programme Towards the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour,   2005.

Article

Cluver, Lucie, Rachel Bray and Andrew Dawes. Monitoring the worst forms of child labour, trafficking and child commercial sexual exploitation, pages 247-267.  Monitoring child well-being :   a South African rights-based approach.  Cape Town, South Africa :   HSRC Publishers,   2007. G 68 E.HSRC.07.MONI

National action programme

The National Child Labour Programme of Action for South Africa : phase three, 2013-2017

G 68 E.LABO.08.CHIL   South Africa. Dept. of Labour.    Child Labour Programme of Action 2008-2012 :   uniting to stop work that harms our youth /    Pretoria :   Dept. of Labour,   2008.

South Africa. Department of Labour (2007). National child labour programme of action for South Africa, phase 2, 2008-2012

G 68 E.LABO.06.PUTT   South Africa. Dept. of Labour.    Child Labour Programme of Action :   putting an end to work that harms children.   Pretoria :   Department of Labour,   [2006].

G 68 E.LABO.03.WHIT   White paper (draft) on a national child labour action programme for South Arica :   draft for consideration by government departments and other stakeholders. Pretoria :   Department of Labour,   2003.

G 68 E.LABO.03.NATI   The national Child Labour Action Programme for South Africa.   Pretoria :   Dept. of Labour,   2003.

G 68 E.LABO.02.CHIL   Towards a national child labour action programme for South Arica :   discussion document.  Pretoria :   Department of Labour,   2002.

Surveys

Statistics South Africa. Survey of activities of young people, 2015. Pretoria : Statistics South Africa, 2017.

G 68 E.LABO.12.CHIL   South Africa. Dept. of Labour.    Child labour and other work-related activities in South Africa :   an analysis on the study of activities of young people, 2010.   Pretoria :   Department of Labour,   [2012?].

G 68 A.LABO.11.SURV   Survey of activities of young people in South Africa, 2010.  Pretoria :   Statistics South Africa,   2011.

G 68 A.LABO.03.CHIL   Child work in South Africa :   further tabulations of the survey of activities of young people.   Pretoria :   Production Unit, Chief Directorate of Communication, Department of Labour.,   2003.

G 68 A.LABO.01.SURV   Survey of activities of young people in South Africa 1999 :   country report on children's work-related activities.  Pretoria :   Statistics South Africa,   2001.

G 68 A.LABO.01.SURV   Survey of activities of young people in South Africa 1999 :   summary report on children's work-related activities.  Pretoria :   Statistics South Africa,   2001.

G 68 A.LABO.01.SURV   Survey of activities of young people in South Africa 1999 :   tables on children's work-related activities.  Pretoria :   Statistics South Africa,   2001.

Child labour in South Africa: tables: survey of activities of young people, 1999. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa, 2000.

Legislation

"The Constitution provides that children under 18 have a right to be protected from work that is exploitative, hazardous or otherwise inappropriate for their age, detrimental to their schooling, or detrimental to their social, physical, mental, spiritual or moral development." Department of Labour.

Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997, as amended. Go to Laws of South Africa: Consolidated Legislation; choose Current Legislation; then Labour Law.

"In the interests of protecting children, employing anyone under the age of 15 is illegal, except for children in the performing arts.  Children aged 15 to 18 may not be employed to do inappropriate work.
It is a criminal offence to employ a child under the age of 15, except if you have a permit from the Department to employ children in the performing arts.Based on Legislation in Section 43, of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
Children aged 15 to 18 may not be employed to do work inappropriate for their age or work that places them at risk.Based on Legislation in Section 44, of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act." Department of Labour. Basic Guide to Child Labour. For more guides See: Department of Labour. All about Child Labour.

Sectoral Determination 10: children in the performance of advertising, artistic and cultural activities, South Africa. Go to Laws of South Africa: Consolidated Legislation; choose Current Legislation; then Labour Law; then Basic Conditions of Employment Act; then Regs GNR 882 1 Dec 2006.

Code of good practice for the employment of children in the performance of advertising, artistic or cultural activities. Go to Laws of South Africa: Consolidated Legislation; choose Current Legislation; then Labour Law; then Basic Conditions of Employment Act; then Regs GNR 479 27 May 2005.

Regulations on hazardous work by children in South Africa. Go to Laws of South Africa: Consolidated Legislation; choose Current Legislation; then Labour Law; then Basic Conditions of Employment Act; then Regs GNR 7 5 Feb 2010.

G 68 E.LABO.09.REGU   South Africa. Dept. of Labour.    Regulations on hazardous work by children in South Africa.    Pretoria :   Department of Labour,   [2009?].

G 68 E.LABO.12.REGU   South Africa. Dept. of Labour.    Regulations on hazardous work by children in South Africa /    Pretoria :   Department of Labour,   [2012?].

Strategy

Nicolaou, Katerina, Monet Durieux. Addressing Child Rights and Child Labour : a Poverty Strategy for South Africa? IDASA, Children’s Institute (UCT) and Save the Children Sweden seminar on research priorities in the area of the interface between child well-being and unemployment in South Africa, 14 October 2005.

Literature review

G 68 E.LABO.05.LITE         Hemson, David.    Literature review on delivery of water to households far away from water sources in South Africa :   a child labour-related source.   Pretoria [South Africa] :   Department of Labour and Programme Towards the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (TECL),   2005.