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 Ms. Cherith Sanger

Position: Lecturer
Department: Criminal Justice and Procedure
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Qualifications: LLB & LLM (UCLA)
Tel: 021 959 2419
Fax: 021 959 2493


 Cherith holds an LL.B. degree from the University of the Western Cape and an LL.M (with a 3.86 GPA having passed with the 3rd highest GPA in her class) with a specialisation in Gender, Health and Human Rights from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, through the UCLA Law/ Sonke Gender Justice Fellowship. She was admitted as an attorney in the Cape High Court in 2007 and practiced as an attorney at the then Deneys Reitz Attorneys till mid 2008 after completing her articles. From 2008 to 2015 she litigated impact women’s rights cases and conducted legal advocacy in the non profit sector in the area of human rights. She then consulted as a practicing attorney with Keith A Le Grange Attorneys providing legal services to NGO's, government departments and individuals in the areas of human rights, public and private law. In 2009 and 2010 Cherith was selected as the Mail & Guardians Top 300 Young South Africans. More recently, in 2017, she was selected and profiled for Dorothy Black's Shine Project for her contributions to women's health and sexuality rights.



Keehn, E, Stemple, L, Sanger, C and Peacock D. (2013). Compliance with Sexual Offences Laws Uneven and Still Insufficient: South African Police Services' Station-Level Feminist Criminology (SAGE).


Sanger, N and Sanger C. (2013). ‘The Best Interests of the Child’: Reflecting on the Family and the Law as Sites of Oppressive Hetero-Socialisation.  In Carrien Lubbe-De Beer and John Marnell Home Affairs, Rethinking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Families in Contemporary South Africa (Fanela, an imprint of Jacana Media in association with Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action).




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