Court battle to force education department to feed all pupils

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The demand for the delivery of meals through the programme to all pupils, including those not back at school, forms part of a court action launched on June 12 by Section27, a public centre which seeks to achieve substantive equality and social justice, on behalf of civil society group Equal Education (EE). Picture: iStock/ Kuarmungadd
The demand for the delivery of meals through the programme to all pupils, including those not back at school, forms part of a court action launched on June 12 by Section27, a public centre which seeks to achieve substantive equality and social justice, on behalf of civil society group Equal Education (EE). Picture: iStock/ Kuarmungadd

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Equal Education’s fight to force basic education department to provide meals to all schoolchildren set to be heard this week

Nomsa Xulu* feels guilty because she eats at school, while her younger sister – who is still at home – has stopped learning due to lack of food and data.

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