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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
Children's Institute PhD Fellow Wins First RAPCAN Doctoral Scholarship

Congratulations to Natasha Hendricks, a PhD fellow based at the Children’s Institute, for being selected as a recipient of the Resources and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (RAPCAN) Legacy Doctoral scholarship in July 2019.

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Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 00:15
Children's Institute Hosts Media Workshop on Ethically Reporting on Violence Against Children

WOODSTOCK, CAPE TOWN, 22 May 2019— The Children's Institute and Media Monitoring Africa hosted 21 journalists at a media training workshop on Ethically Reporting on Violence Against Children in Cape Town 22 May 2019. The workshop was intended as a hands-on, practical training to empower reporters who cover stories and cases involving children with knowledge and skills in children's rights, ethics and the law surrounding children. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 10:30
Regressive and deeply flawed, the Children’s Amendment Bill is rushed to the new Parliament

One of the first tasks of South Africa’s Sixth Parliament will be to determine the fate of the Children’s Amendment Bill. Despite content and process errors that could expose vulnerable children to harm and increase the burden on overworked social workers and discrepancies with both the National Child Care and Protection Policy and government’s strategy for early childhood development, the bill has been rushed to Parliament. So why the indecent haste?

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 09:00
Children's Institute Co-hosts Seminar on International Poverty Study

The Children’s Institute and The Poverty and Inequality Initiative co-hosted a special seminar on the main findings and policy recommendations of a book published by Policy Press in the UK: Tracing the Consequences of Child Poverty: Evidence from the Young Lives study in Cape Town 10 April 2019.

Emeritus Associate Professor Andy Dawes and Professor Colin Tredoux, both from UCT’s Department of Psychology, co-authored the book alongside the University of Oxford’s Professor Jo Boyden and Dr Paul Dornan. Boyden is the director of Young Lives, the study on which Tracing the Consequences is based.

Publication Date:
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 12:15

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