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Intersections Webinar Series
Promoting an understanding of the intersections between violence against women and children
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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Monday, 26 October 2020
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
Letter to Mr President: Call to increase the CSG to protect children and families

The Children's Institute, as part of a group of concerned academics and civil society leaders has written a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to make a call for an urgent increase to the value of the Child Support Grant by R500 for a period of six months.

Publication Date:
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 15:15
Prof Shanaaz Mathews, Director of the Children’s Institute nominated to serve on The Lancet Commission

Prof Shanaaz Mathews, Director of the Children’s Institute was nominated to serve on The Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 15:00

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