An education lobby group and two schools in Limpopo have launched an urgent court application against the government for failing to roll out its nutrition programme to all students.

Equal Education and the school governing bodies of two Limpopo schools represented by the Equal Education Law Centre; the Children’s Institute; the Centre for Child Law; and public interest law centre Section27, have filed legal papers at the North Gauteng high court, arguing that the failure of both the national and provincial department of basic education is a “regressive measure that violates learners’ rights to basic nutrition, basic education and equality”...

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