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Letter to the President: "Make Ending Violence Against Children a Priority"
Children's Institute joined forces with several academic and civil society stakeholders to call on President Cyril Ramaphosa to make ending violence against women and children a top priority for his new Cabinet.
Children's Institute Hosts Media Workshop
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.
The African Regional Child Trauma Conference
This conference aims to gather people who are committed to changing the landscape of child protection in Africa.
PII and SALDRU Host the Cape Town Launch of Child Gauge
As part of the Poverty and Inequality Initiative's monthly seminar series, the PII and the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit hosted the Cape Town launch of the South African Child Gauge 2018 in partnership with the Children's...
Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation
The thirteenth issue of the South African Child Gauge® focuses on children in relation to families and the state, both of which are central to providing for children and supporting their development.

             

 

 

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Tuesday, 18 June 2019
 Review of Research Evidence on Child Poverty in SA
Review of Research Evidence on Child Poverty in South Africa

This review presents research evidence on child poverty in South Africa. It includes discussions on key concepts used in child poverty research, quantitative studies about child poverty in South Africa, and some of the keys issues around children and inequality. It also highlights some of the key studies that have focused on the Child Support Grant, an important poverty alleviation tool.

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 17:00
Job Opening: Research Officer at the Children's Institute

The Children's Institute seeks to appoint a full-time Research Officer (lecturer level) on academic conditions of service with strong quantitative skills and experience in applied research.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 11:30
Cover image of the CI Annual Report 2016
Children's Institute Annual Report 2016

"Congratulations on a fantastic year and for taking the CI to new heights!"
Prof Heather Zar (HOD, Paediatrics and Child Health)

 

Publication Date:
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 11:45
Policies in South Africa must stop ignoring families’ daily realities

What is “a family”? In South African law, the answer – or rather, answers– are broad. For example, it’s not considered unusual or unacceptable for children to move between kin and to be raised at different stages by grandparents, parents and other relatives. Kinship care is a widespread and customary practice in South Africa, as it is elsewhere in southern Africa.

Publication Date:
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 14:30

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