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Children's Institute, University of Cape Town
46 Sawkins Road
Rondebosch, 7700
South Africa

Tel: +27 (21) 650 1473
Fax: +27 (21) 650 1460

Email: info.ci@uct.ac.za 

Research & Advocacy Staff

Director:


Professor Shanaaz Mathews

shanaaz.mathews@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1473

Expertise: Children & violence, child protection, child abuse, gender policy, gender-based violence, evidence-based programming

Senior researcher:
Lizette Berry

lizette.berry@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1462

Expertise: Social policy, early childhood development, child protection; child poverty

Senior researcher:
Aislinn Delany

aislinn.delany@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 5237

Expertise: Poverty & inequality, social protection, research methodologies

Senior researcher:
Dr Katharine Hall

kath.hall@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1441

Expertise: Social policy; child poverty & inequality; social grants; households & mobility; indicators

Senior researcher:
Lucy Jamieson

lucy.jamieson@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1466

Expertise: Child rights; participatory democracy; governance; law reform & policy development; child protection

Research Officer:
Jenna-Lee Marco

jenna.marco@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 5435

Expertise: Community & social advocacy; gender identity; youth development

Child rights programme manager:
Paula Proudlock

paula.proudlock@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1442

Expertise: Child rights; legislative review; law reform; democracy & governance; socio-economic rights for children

Honorary Professor:
Prof Ria Reis

R.Reis@lumc.nl

Medical University of Leiden and University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Expertise: Transgenerational transmission of inequality; participatory approaches; parenting

Senior researcher:
Stefanie Röhrs

stefanie.rohrs@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 5391

Expertise: child rights; law reform & policy development; gender-based violence; sexual & reproductive rights

Researcher:
Winnie Sambu

winnie.sambu@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1464

Expertise: Food & nutrition security, child nutritional outcomes, living conditions, urban environments; poverty

Honorary Research Associate:
Birgit Weyss

birgit.weyss@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1473

Expertise: Child rights; international human rights law; democracy & governance; budget & expenditure analysis; monitoring & evaluation

   

Professional, Administrative & Support Staff

Finance officer:
Isabbel Cooper

isabbel.cooper@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1467

 

Communication & Education Specialist:
Lori Lake

lori.lake@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1465

Expertise: Knowledge translation, materials development, teaching and children’s rights.

Senior administrator:
Zelda Warrin

zelda.warrin@uct.ac.za
+27 21 650 1473

 

Directions to CI

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Directions from your area

1. On Eastern Boulevard (N2) or De Waal Drive (M3) (travelling from Cape Town City Centre)

  • Pass GROOTE SCHUUR HOSPITAL
  • Continue around HOSPITAL BEND and stay in the far left lane
  • Take the LIESBEECK PARKWAY off-ramp and stay in the right lane
  • Pass under a bridge and over a set of traffic lights
  • Stay in the left lane
  • At the next traffic light (DURBAN ROAD), turn left
  • Travel approximately 100 m down DURBAN ROAD
  • Pass a set of traffic lights
  • Travel approximately 100 m to the next traffic light
  • At the traffic light, turn right into SAWKINS ROAD
  • The CHILDREN’S INSTITUTE will be on the right, three blocks on
  • Park at the RONDEBOSCH COMMON PARKING AREA (trees and open parking space), which will be on your left and follow the pedestrian crossing to the gate, marked CHILDREN’S CENTRE
  • When entering the premises, the CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE building and reception will be on your right

2. Eastern Boulevard (N2) (travelling from Cape Town International airport)

  • From the airport, travel for approximately 200 m to the N2 on-ramp
  • Travel for approximately 10 km on the N2
  • Pass the COOLING TOWERS on your right
  • Take the RAAPENBERG ROAD/PINELANDS off-ramp (Exit 10)
  • Turn left into RAAPENBERG ROAD, pass traffic lights under a bridge and continue for approximately 1 km until you get to a traffic light at a T-junction
  • Turn left at the traffic light into DURBAN ROAD
  • At the next traffic light, turn right into SAWKINS ROAD
  • The CHILDREN’S INSTITUTE will be on the right, three blocks on
  • Park at the RONDEBOSCH COMMON PARKING AREA (trees and open parking space), which will be on your left and follow the pedestrian crossing to the gate, marked CHILDREN’S CENTRE
  • When entering the premises, the CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE building and reception will be on your right

3. On the M3 (travelling from Muizenberg)

  • Pass the Rhodes memorial off-ramp
  • Take the UNIVERSITY ESTATE off-ramp
  • Follow the road down the mountain to MAIN ROAD
  • Turn right into MAIN ROAD and travel approximately 2 – 3 km until you reach a traffic light
  • SHOPRITE will be on your left
  • Turn right at the traffic light into DURBAN ROAD
  • Follow the road past the taxi and bus terminus until you reach the traffic light crossing LIESBEEK PARKWAY
  • Go straight over the traffic lights and travel up DURBAN ROAD for approximately 100 m
  • Pass a set of traffic lights
  • Travel approximately 100 m to the next traffic light
  • At the traffic light, turn right into SAWKINS ROAD
  • The CHILDREN’S INSTITUTE will be on the right, three blocks on
  • Park at the RONDEBOSCH COMMON PARKING AREA (trees and open parking space), which will be on your left and follow the pedestrian crossing to the gate, marked CHILDREN’S CENTRE
  • When entering the premises, the CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE building and reception will be on your right

4. On the M5 (travelling from the Northern Suburbs )

  • Take the N1 from the northern suburbs
  • Take the M5 (SOUTH) off-ramp towards MUIZENBERG
  • Travel approximately 5 km on the M5
  • Take the KLIPFONTEIN ROAD off-ramp and stay in the right lane
  • At the traffic light, turn right
  • The RONDEBOSCH COMMON will be on your left
  • Travel approximately 100 m
  • At the traffic light, turn left into SAWKINS ROAD
  • The CHILDREN’S INSTITUTE will be on the right, three blocks on
  • Park at the RONDEBOSCH COMMON PARKING AREA (trees and open parking space), which will be on your left and follow the pedestrian crossing to the gate, marked CHILDREN’S CENTRE
  • When entering the premises, the CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE building and reception will be on your right

5. On the M5 (travelling from Muizenberg)

  • Take the KLIPFONTEIN ROAD off-ramp (signals to the Red Cross Children’s Memorial Hosptial)
  • Stay in the left-hand lane
  • At the traffic light, turn left
  • Pass SPORTMANS WAREHOUSE
  • Pass the RED CROSS CHILDREN’S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
  • Cross over the traffic lights after the Hospital (MILTON ROAD)
  • Travel approximately 100 m to the next traffic light
  • At the traffic light, turn left into SAWKINS ROAD
  • The CHILDREN’S INSTITUTE will be on the right, three blocks on
  • Park at the RONDEBOSCH COMMON PARKING AREA (trees and open parking space), which will be on your left and follow the pedestrian crossing to the gate, marked CHILDREN’S CENTRE
  • When entering the premises, the CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE building and reception will be on your right

6. On Liesbeeck Parkway (travelling from Salt River)

  • Travel along Liesbeek Parkway, southbound
  • After passing under the N2 (DAMELIN COLLEGE on your right), stay in the left lane
  • At the next traffic light (DURBAN ROAD), turn left
  • Travel approximately 100 m down DURBAN ROAD
  • Pass a set of traffic lights
  • Travel approximately 100 m to the next traffic light
  • At the traffic light, turn right into SAWKINS ROAD
  • The CHILDREN’S INSTITUTE will be on the right, three blocks on
  • Park at the RONDEBOSCH COMMON PARKING AREA (trees and open parking space), which will be on your left and follow the pedestrian crossing to the gate, marked CHILDREN’S CENTRE
  • When entering the premises, the CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE building and reception will be on your right

7. On Liesbeeck Parkway (travelling from Claremont/Rondebosch)

  • Travel along the Liesbeek Parkway, northbound
  • Pass SHELL GARAGE and SPAR on your right, stay in the right lane
  • Turn right at the traffic lights (PARK RD) and immediately left at the next traffic lights into SAWKINS ROAD
  • Travel approximately 2 km up Sawkins Road
  • The RONDEBOSCH COMMON will be on your right and RUSTENBERG GIRLS SCHOOL will be on your left
  • Travel approximately 50 m until you reach the RONDEBOSCH COMMON PARKING AREA (trees and open parking space on your right), the CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE will be on your left
  • Park at the RONDEBOSCH COMMON PARKING AREA (trees and open parking space), which will be on your right and follow the pedestrian crossing to the gate, marked CHILDREN’S CENTRE
  • When entering the premises, the CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE building and reception will be on your right.