Attend Upcoming Child Rights Course
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.
CI Releases Physical Punishment Policy Brief
This policy brief discusses the prevalence of physical punishment in South Africa, its effects on children and the links between physical punishment and intimate partner violence.
Podcasts: Listen to Our Researchers Share Findings on VAC
We've compiled a list of interviews done by our researchers during #ChildProtectionWeek2018 which truly captures the extent to which South Africa's children are exposed to violence at home and in school and the long-term effects thereof.
Children's Institute: Physical Abuse of Children Proving Costly for SA
Many South African children have experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse before they turn 18. While reports of child sexual abuse usually engender moral outrage, physical abuse of children goes largely unnoticed . . .
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).




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Tuesday, 17 July 2018
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
Cover of 'Out of Harm's Way?', a new report by Children's Institute.
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. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 14:45