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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.
What do Children Need to Thrive? All Children Need Nurturing Care
The 2017 issue of the South African Child Gauge focused attention on what children need to not only survive, but thrive and reach their full potential. While the Child Gauge is targeted at academics, students and decision-makers in government and...
Children's Institute 2017 Annual Report
Our 2017 Annual Report: A Year in Review
Navigating the child policy terrain is not straightforward and we have to remain responsive to an ever-changing political environment. Our latest annual report reviews CI's work and impact within this context.
Download Policy Brief on Child Poverty
This briefing paper summarises a review of research evidence on child poverty in South Africa. The review was initially undertaken in 2011, and was updated in 2017 to reflect more recent studies.

             

 

 

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
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.

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Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 14:30
CI Researcher: Not Enough Being Done to Protect Children

Lucy Jamieson talks to SAFM's Sakina Kamwendo about the gaping hole in the State's response to violence against children. (May 9, 2018.)

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Thu, 10 May 2018 - 22:45
Cover of 'Out of Harm's Way?', a new report by Children's Institute.
New CI study highlights shortcomings in child protection system

A new research report by the Children's Institute documents how the child protection system handles reported cases of abuse and neglect. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 - 14:45

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