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Petition to increase Child Support Grant
This measure is critical to mitigate the impact on children and families of the lockdown and the current and future economic shocks created by COVID-19.
RESOURCES ON COVID-19
Resources on COVID-19 for Children's Sector Professionals
Putting children at the heart of the health care system
The South African Child Gauge 2019 evaluates recent progress, identifies emerging challenges and calls for the prioritisation of child and adolescent health
Children experience various forms of violence
REPORTERS' RESOURCES ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN
A resource tool for reporters, researchers, and academics with information on Violence Against Children.
ConCourt: "Reasonable Chastisement" Unconstitutional
It's a unanimous judgment and the court is of the view that there are effective ways to discipline children without the use of #corporalpunishment.

             

 

 

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Thursday, 9 April 2020
Letter to Mr President: Call to increase the CSG to protect children and families

The Children's Institute, as part of a group of concerned academics and civil society leaders has written a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to make a call for an urgent increase to the value of the Child Support Grant by R500 for a period of six months.

Publication Date:
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 15:15
Prof Shanaaz Mathews, Director of the Children’s Institute nominated to serve on The Lancet Commission

Prof Shanaaz Mathews, Director of the Children’s Institute was nominated to serve on The Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 15:00
Why South Africa's children are vulnerable to violence and injuries

South African children are vulnerable to injuries, not just those that are accidental but also those inflicted intentionally. This is according to the 2019 Child Gauge report, an annual publication that explores how children in South Africa are faring.

Publication Date:
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 11:00
Cover of Child Gauge 2019
South African Gauge 2019: Child and adolescent health

The South African Child Gauge 2019 calls for the prioritisation of child and adolescent health in order to disrupt the intergenerational cycles of poverty and violence, and ensure that all of South Africa's children are able to thrive.

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 13:30

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