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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
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
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.

Publication Date:
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

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