Reception of Children on the Move in South Africa

Anisa Mahmoudi & Tshegofatso Tracy Mothapo - Kids Empowerment

This report from Kids Empowerment reviews the reception of children on the move in South Africa. The report provides an overview of the application of international law in domestic law in South Africa as regards migrant children, explains the current reception process of children on the move, reviews the role of the child protection system in receiving migrant children (including the appointment and responsibilities of guardians), describes family reunification processes such (including family tracing), and outlines placement types and options for migrant children (including temporary shelters and detention).