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LAUNCH: 3 AUGUST
Children have mostly been spared from severe infection, but they are likely to carry the costs of the COVID-19 pandemic for years to come….
Intersections
The Children’s Institute conducted a scoping review to develop an in-depth understanding of the links between violence against women and children in the Global South. This review highlights the intersecting pathways between VAC and VAW.
South African Child Gauge 2020: Food and nutrition security
NOW LIVE This 15th annual review of the situation of the country’s children draws attention to the slow violence of child malnutrition and identifies critical points for intervention across the life course.
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.
Our 2019 Annual Report: A Year in Review
Navigating the child policy terrain is not straightforward and we have to remain responsive to an ever-changing environment. Our latest annual report reviews CI's work and impacts within this context.
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Saturday, 27 November 2021
Cover of Child Gauge 2019
South African Gauge 2019: Child and adolescent health

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
We already know how boys become violent men

We don’t need more research, we need action. Some of what must be done is already outlined in South African laws and policies. The Children’s Act, for instance, makes violence prevention interventions mandatory.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 12:45
Mr. President, are you listening? Ending violence against children should be a top priority

In June, the Children's Institute, as part of a group of concerned academics and civil society leaders wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to make violence against women and violence against children in ALL it's forms a top priority for his new cabinet. The president's office sent us a lacklustre response that same month. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 15:45
Conflict leaves children traumatised, anxious – for life

In Africa 14.5% of children under the age of 16 are suffering from the effects of violence – both collective and interpersonal violence – resulting in long-term trauma. In the Western Cape the prevalence is 17%, with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affecting 8% of under-16s and generalised anxiety disorder affecting 11%.

Publication Date:
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 - 10:00

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