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Children: Government Resources: Library Guide: South Africa

Overview

U.S. Bureau of International Labor Affairs. South Africa : 2018 findings on the worst forms of child labour.

Articles

Insight newsletter, issue 29. Pretoria : Government Communication and Information System, Chief Directorate Policy and Research.

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.  Shelf no. 305.230968 MONI, BA 305.23 MONI

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. 

Levine, Susan.    Children of a bitter harvest :   child labour in the Cape winelands /    Cape Town :   BestRed,   2013. Shelf no. 331.31096873 LEVI, BA 305.23 LEVI

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.

National action programme

South Africa. Department of Labour. The National Child Labour Programme of Action for South Africa : phase three, 2013-2017. Pretoria: Dept. of Labour, 2013?

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

Go to Laws of South Africa: Consolidated Legislation; choose Current Legislation, then choose Constitution

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 108 of 1996, as amended. Section 28. Children (1) Every child has the right – (e) to be protected from exploitative labour practices; (f) not to be required or permitted to perform work or provide services that – (i) are inappropriate for a person of that child’s age; or (ii) place at risk the child’s well-being, education, physical or mental health or spiritual, moral or social development;

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

Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997, as amended. Chapter 6, Prohibition of employment of children and forced labour. 

Go to Laws of South Africa: Consolidated Legislation; choose Current Legislation, then choose Labour Law, then Basic Conditions of Employment Act, then Regulations, then Regs GNR 882 1 Dec 2006 & then Regs GNR 479 27 May 2005 & then Regs GNR 7 5 Feb 2010.

Sectoral Determination 10: children in the performance of advertising, artistic and cultural activities, South Africa.

Code of good practice for the employment of children in the performance of advertising, artistic or cultural activities.

Regulations on hazardous work by children in South Africa

South Africa. Dept. of Labour.    Regulations on hazardous work by children in South Africa. Pretoria :   Department of Labour,   [2012?]. Shelf no. G 68 E.LABO.12.REGU

 

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.