Nelson Mandela's "Irreversible" March to Freedom

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  • Uniting the Nation at the Rugby World Cup
  • Improving the Skills of Workers
  • Regulating the Rights of Trade Unions
  • Enforcing Children’s Right to Health Care
  • Providing Education Accessible to South African Youth
  • Mandela's Administration Brings Revolutionary Change
  • Creating a Diverse Government
  • Drafting a Brand New South Africa
  • Dressing Apartheid Wounds With Truth and Reconciliation
  • Restoring Land Confiscated During Apartheid
  • Protecting the Rights of Farm Workers

Enforcing Children’s Right to Health Care

During his first 100 days in office, Mandela made it a priority to provide free health care to children less than six years of age and pregnant women. In 1996, this provision was extended to anyone using primary level public sector services.

(Photo: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings)

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