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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
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
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

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