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”...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now