The Centre for Child Law is an impact litigation organisation that was established in 1998. The Centre is registered as a Law Clinic and is based in the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria. The Director of the Centre is Ms Karabo Ozah.

The vision of the Centre is to establish child law and uphold the rights of children in South Africa, within and international and regional context, particularly insofar as these interests pertain to their legal position.

The Centre’s mission is to work towards the development of child law and the realisation of children’s rights in South Africa, within a regional and international context.

Children’s rights are entrenched in Section 28 in the Bill of Rights in the Constitution of South Africa.

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