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Rongedzayi Fambasayi

Doctoral Researcher: Faculty of Law, North-West University

Rongedzayi is a doctoral researcher at the South African Research Chair in Cities, Law and Environmental Sustainability of the Faculty of Law, North-West University, with a special focus on SDG11 and children's rights in African cities. His research interest is dedicated to a critical legal perspective on the interface of children's rights and emerging issues such as climate change law, urban law, artificial intelligence and smart cities. He has experience in child rights governance, child rights litigation and research.


  • –present
    Doctoral Researcher, North-West University


  • 2017 
    North-West University, LLM International Child Law
  • 2015 
    Women's University in Africa, Post-graduate Diploma Child Sensitive Social Policies


  • 2020
    The best interests of the child offender in the context of detention as a measure of last resort: A comparative analysis of legal developments in South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe, South African Journal on Human Rights