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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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Friday, 14 August 2020
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
Coalition calls on Cabinet to reconsider relief grants allocation

A submission was made to the Ministers of Finance; Social Development; and Women, Youth and People with Disabilities on the social grant component of the disaster relief package. The submission, signed by a coalition of socio-economic experts, economists and prominent NGOs, calls on Cabinet to “reconsider the manner in which the allocation of social relief grants will occur, bearing in mind the necessity of an urgent pro-poor response that protects children, the unemployed, and the informal sector

Publication Date:
Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 18:00

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