Ms Isabel Everjoy Magaya

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Isabel Magaya is a junior researcher for the PAN: Children project in the Research Use and Impact Assessment Unit in the HSRC. Isabel holds an LLB degree and an LLM in Child Law from the University of Pretoria.

Her research interests include child rights issues with a focus on child labour, child migration (foreign unaccompanied migrant children), children?s socio-economic rights and children in the justice system. Isabel is also interested in strategic impact litigation and the role of apex courts, particularly the Constitutional Court in furthering socio-economic rights.

During the latter part of 2013 and early in 2014, she was one of the contributory authors to South Africa?s Initial Complementary Report to the African Committee of experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child in response to South Africa?s Initial Country Report on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.