Tender fights can hurt children's rights

10 June 2015 - 18:42
By Bongekile Macupe

Tender disputes that end up in lengthy court cases undermine the constitutional rights of children. This observation came out of a round-table discussion by the South African Human Rights Commission on how business practices impact on the rights of children held in Killarney‚ Johannesburg‚ today.Speaking during the discussions‚ Ann Skelton of the Centre for Child Law at the University of Pretoria said often children are deprived of essential goods or services because of tender disputes.

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