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Centre for Child Law

Centre for Child Law

The Centre for Child Law was founded in 1998 and contributes towards establishing and promoting the best interests of children in our community through impact litigation, education, research and community service. The Director of the Centre is Prof Ann Skelton. The Centre also has 3 in-house attorneys and a monitoring, evaluation and communication team.
The Centre is officially recognised as a law clinic by the Law Society.  In 2003 the Children’s Litigation Project was established to focus specifically on litigation in relation to children’s rights.

Please click here to access the website of the Centre for Child Law. 

Download the Centre's 2012 Annual Report





A Law Review: South Africa's progress in realising children's rights - 09/04/2014
From Centre for Child Law

The year 2014 marks 20 years of democracy for South Africa. Children born in 1994, at the start of democracy, are now 20 years old and entering the next phase of their lives as young adults. It is a good moment to take stock of South Africa's progress in realising children's rights.

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