Programme of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Children
The Department of Social Development has scheduled consultations to inform the development of the next national programme of action to eliminate violence against women and children (NPOA).
Video Series: Seminar on "Violence in the Lives of Children in SA"
Watch highlights from the seminar co-hosted by the Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) at the University of Johannesburg, the DST-NRF Centre for Excellence in Human Development at Wits, and the UCT Children’s Institute.
South African Child Gauge 2017
Christina Nomdo, Lucy Jamieson, Minister Jeff Radebe and Prof Linda Richter at the launch of the 2017 Child Gauge 28 November 2017. The latest Gauge explores what South Africa's children need to not only survive but also to thrive.
Health professional graduating from CRaCL course.
Become a Child Rights Champion in Your Health Facility
Attend the accredited five-day short course on Child Rights and Child Law for Health and Allied Professionals, running from 3 – 7 December 2018, that will provide you with all the tools you need to be a child rights champion in your health facility.
Cover of 'Out of Harm's Way?
New CI study highlights shortcomings in child protection system
A new research report by the Children's Institute documents how the child protection system handles reported cases of abuse and neglect.




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Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Image of Isibindi youth and child care worker.
Left Behind: The Realisation of Children’s Rights Undercut by Violence

"Where fundamental human rights are violated, we as a society need to stand up particularly when the rights violation affects the most vulnerable members of our society." CI's Stefanie Röhrs writes about how violence against children is undermining the realisation of their human rights.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 12:00
 Review of Research Evidence on Child Poverty in SA
Review of Research Evidence on Child Poverty in South Africa

This review presents research evidence on child poverty in South Africa. It includes discussions on key concepts used in child poverty research, quantitative studies about child poverty in South Africa, and some of the keys issues around children and inequality. It also highlights some of the key studies that have focused on the Child Support Grant, an important poverty alleviation tool.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 17:00
Cover image of the CI Annual Report 2016
Children's Institute Annual Report 2016

"Congratulations on a fantastic year and for taking the CI to new heights!"
Prof Heather Zar (HOD, Paediatrics and Child Health)


Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:45
CI Researcher: Not Enough Being Done to Protect Children

Lucy Jamieson talks to SAFM's Sakina Kamwendo about the gaping hole in the State's response to violence against children. (May 9, 2018.)

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 22:45