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Intersections Webinar Series
SEMINAR 2 Global frameworks – how do INSPIRE and RESPECT support an intersectional approach? WHEN: 22 September 2020. TIME: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
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.
RESOURCES ON COVID-19
Resources on COVID-19 for Children's Sector Professionals
 Pictured: Winnie Wanjiru, Advanced Practice Nurse, Kenya. Credit: Karen Schermbrucker.
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. Pictured: Winnie Wanjiru, Advanced Practice Nurse, Kenya. Credit: Karen Schermbrucker.
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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Monday, 21 September 2020
Mental health ‘cannot be ignored’ when addressing violence against women and children

Emerging research on violence against women and children finds that mental illness is common in women who’ve experienced intimate partner violence as well as men who’ve experienced childhood sexual, physical and emotional abuse.

Publication Date:
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 15:45
Don't forget the children in this Covid-19 storm

Current evidence from across the world indicates that children have largely been spared the severe illness and mortality affecting adults as a result of Covid-19. Yet, there are growing concerns that children are bearing the brunt of this pandemic.

Publication Date:
Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 13:30
Include children's voice's on issues that concern them

As South Africa marks Child Protection Week, we should focus attention on issues of child protection and safety. Children face two pandemics, sexual violence and Covid-19, and remain excluded from national conversations. We do not know what is happening to them.

Publication Date:
Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 13:15
Our Covid-19 strategy must include measures to reduce violence against women and children

The Covid-19 pandemic is having far reaching and devasting human, social and economic  effects across the globe. Many countries have imposed lockdown measures, confining people  to their homes to curb the spread of the virus and reduce the loss of lives. Potentially, creating the perfect storm for the surge of another pandemic – violence against women and children.

Publication Date:
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 07:30

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