Child monitors blaze a trail in Africa in protecting rights
Empowered child government monitors in the Western Cape are making their mark
18 July 2022 - 20:31
Thirty dusty kilometres off the N7 north to Namibia, past a scattering of sheep and dams, is the one-time missionary outpost of Rietpoort, where Ruan Klaase lives. Every school day the 14-year-old walks out of the village and climbs a boulder, spray painted with “Tiek Tok” graffiti, to get cellphone signal...