The human rights of South African youth are our responsibility

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A festival Must Fall protester in October 2016 at the University of the Witwatersrand. Picture: Alon Skuy, The Times
A festival Must Fall protester in October 2016 at the University of the Witwatersrand. Picture: Alon Skuy, The Times

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The Bill of Rights guarantees, inter alia, the right to “a basic education” and “further education, which the state, through reasonable measures, must make progressively available and accessible”. Unfortunately, the right to an education is not accompanied by minimum standards that must be met, hence the quality of education is largely determined by financial means. Sadly, for many youth, this “right’’ is exercised in facilities that should long have been demolished and replaced with an infrastructure that provided dignity to the users thereof.

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