Wednesday 22 May

SACE CASE BACK IN COURT

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT CASE BACK IN COURT: CENTRE FOR CHILD LAW AND SECTION27 TO CHALLENGE COUNCIL FOR EDUCATORS’ LENIENT SANCTIONS ON CORPORAL PUNISHMENT CASES 13 June 2022, Johannesburg – SECTION27 is representing the Centre for Child Law and the parents of two learners, in a case before the High Court of Continue Reading

Reporting Corporal Punishment

Corporal punishment is illegal in South Africa since its ban in 1996. However, despite the unlawfulness and unconstitutionality of corporal punishment, incidents involving the physical abuse of learners by educators at schools in South Africa remain prevalent. SECTION27’s continued work in advancing the right to education reveals that such conduct Continue Reading

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