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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.
Latest Review Shows ECD Sector Continues to Lag Behind
The South African Early Childhood Review provides us with rich data on child development and shows us that in the main we have some progress, however there are some areas where we have made little or no progress.
Conflict leaves children traumatised, anxious – for life
Trauma as a result of violence and adverse experiences in childhood is linked to a wide range of outcomes and it's critical to intervene early in these cases, said the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Shanaaz Mathews in her keynote address...

             

 

 

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Monday, 20 January 2020
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
Vacancy: Research Officer at the Children's Institute

The CI seeks to employ a research officer to contribute to research activities related to violence, abuse, and child protection.

Publication Date:
Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 21:45
Cover of Child Gauge 2019
Child and adolescent health: Leave no one behind

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
Children’s Institute welcomes ruling on hitting children

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Children’s Institute has welcomed the Constitutional Court judgment that says there is no justification for parents to hit their children in the name of discipline.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 12:45

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