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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.
Intersections Webinar Series
Promoting an understanding of the intersections between violence against women and children
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Saturday, 17 April 2021
Mental health ‘cannot be ignored’ when addressing violence against women and children

Emerging research on violence against women and children finds that mental illness is common in women who’ve experienced intimate partner violence as well as men who’ve experienced childhood sexual, physical and emotional abuse.

Publication Date:
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 15:45
Don't forget the children in this Covid-19 storm

Current evidence from across the world indicates that children have largely been spared the severe illness and mortality affecting adults as a result of Covid-19. Yet, there are growing concerns that children are bearing the brunt of this pandemic.

Publication Date:
Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 13:30
Include children's voice's on issues that concern them

As South Africa marks Child Protection Week, we should focus attention on issues of child protection and safety. Children face two pandemics, sexual violence and Covid-19, and remain excluded from national conversations. We do not know what is happening to them.

Publication Date:
Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 13:15
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

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