Decolonisation, Law and Legal Education: A Multimodal View

COMMENT Prof. Dr. Luke Mason 30 July 2021 It is hardly a radical proposition to suggest that decolonisation is an essentially contested concept. Indeed, it is partly the pluralistic nature…

Decolonizing the Rule of Law

COMMENT Prof. Dr Haider Hamoudi 16 July 2021 A few years ago, in a book on the crisis of legitimacy facing the international rule of law movement,  I wrote a…

Collective Human Rights in the Context of Decolonisation

ANALYSIS Prof. Dr Bernd Kannowski 09 July 2021 What is decolonisation? By decolonisation we mean the processes of replacement that lead to the end of colonial rule, but above all…

Entrenching the CRC’s ‘environmental rights’

COMMENT Prof. Dr. Thoko Kaime 30 June 2021 The CRC does not explicitly guarantee children a right to an ecologically healthy environment. However, within its environment-related children’s rights lies the…

Challenges of Criminalizing ukuthwala and Protecting Girls in South Africa

COMMENT Lea Mwambene and Roberta Mgidlana In this short note we ask: What are the challenges of criminalizing ukuthwala in the protection of girls affected by the practice? Ukuthwala is…

Education as an Investment for the Future

COMMENT Temu Goodluck 25 June 2021 On 24th January 2021, the world celebrated the International Day of Education. This day results from the Resolution of the United Nation’s General Assembly…

How can we live and govern in ways that will ensure a decent and meaningful livelihood for our grandchildren and their grandchildren?

ANALYSIS Dr. Tanu Biswas 18 June 2021 * Blog piece based on a forthcoming article co-authored with Prof. Thomas Hylland Eriksen[1] Within the last three months, at least two historical…

Customizing the Protection of the African (Girl) Child from Harmful Practices

COMMENT Tinyade Kachika 11 June 2021 Eliminating all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres is a target under Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)…

Child Labour in Somalia – A Legal Analysis

ANALYSIS Lisa Strube 04 June 2021 According to UNICEF, there are 218 million working children between the ages of 5 and 17 years worldwide. 152 million of these working children…

Challenging the Orthodoxy: Race, Racism and the Reconfiguration of Economics

ANALYSIS Prof. Dr Stefan Ouma 31 May 2021 Books abound on what is wrong with economics (Chang 2014; Keen 2011; Nelson 2018, Mazzucato 2018, Raworth 2018, Stanford 2015), and what…