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The Centre for Child Law  was established in 1998 and is based in the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria. The Director of the Centre is Prof Ann Skelton.

The Centre contributes towards the establishment and promotion of the best interests of children in South Africa through litigation, advocacy, research and education.

The Centre is registered as a Law Clinic and through strategic impact litigation aims to set legal precedent to improve and strengthen laws pertaining to children.

University of Pretoria Faculty of Law


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13 July 2017

The Centre for Child Law releases its Annual Report for 2016

Read about our work last year in our latest annual report. Download a copy here.

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11 July 2017

Pretoria High Court judgment protects the identities of child victims of crime

Today's judgment in the matter of CCL & Others v Media24 & Others is below. The CCL has released a press release in this regard.


- Pretoria High Court Judgment

- CCL's Press Release





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