Social Economic Rights are included in the South African Constitution (the Constitution) as justiciable rights.
This study critically examines the added benefits and implications for South Africa to ratify the
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (OP-ICESCR). Explores some key laws, policies and case law which would give a clear picture as to where South Africa stands in its delivery of Social Economic Rights and discusses some of the key areas of difficulties in the implementation and enforcement of Social and Economic Rights in South Africa.
A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Law University of Pretoria, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Masters of Law (LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa). Prepared under the supervision of Dr Lilian Chenwi, Faculty of law, University of Western Cape, South Africa.
LLM Dissertation (Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa -- University of Pretoria, 2009.
Confronted by the charge of depoliticisation levelled at human rights frameworks and
interventions, I investigate the possibility of a politics of human rights at the core of
democratic politics. In doing so, I am guided ...
Hansungule, Zita Mulambo(University of Pretoria, 2016)
This dissertation focuses on the protection and promotion of the socio-economic rights of children with disabilities in South Africa. Socio-economic rights aim to ensure that material inequalities that are experienced by ...
Hansungule, Zita; Boezaart, C.J. (Trynie)(Pretoria University Law Press, 2017)
International law plays an important role in the promotion and protection of the
socio-economic rights of children with disabilities. International law bolsters the
mechanisms used to keep states accountable in the ...