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2018

Journal Articles

 

  • Jonah CMP, Sambu WC & May JD (2018) A comparative analysis of socioeconomic inequities in stunting: a case of three middle-income African countries. Arch Public Health, 76(1):77.
     
  • Albertyn Z, Mathews S, Coetzee D & Van As A (2018): Morbidity and mortality from road traffic crashes in children in Metro West,City of Cape Town – 2014, International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, DOI:10.1080/17457300.2018.1508165
     
  • Richter L, Mathews S, Nonterah E, Masilelaa L. (2018). longitudinal perspective on boys as victims of childhood sexual abuse in South Africa: Consequences for adult mental health. Child Abuse and Neglect. 84 (1-10).
     
  • Richter L, Mathews S, Kagura J & Nonterah E (2018) A longitudinal perspective on violence in the lives of South African children from the Birth to Twenty Plus cohort study in Johannesburg-Soweto. South African Medical Journal.
     
Books and Book Chapters

 

  • Mathews S & Abrahams N. Jan 2018. Developing an Understanding of Filicide in South Africa. (eds) Brown T, Tyson D & Fernandes- Arias P. When Parents Kill Children: Understanding Filicide Palgrave Macmillan. Switzerland. 
     
  • Proudlock P & Röhrs S (2018) Recent developments in law and policy affecting children 2017/2018. In: Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (eds) Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
  • Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (eds). Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town. (Edited volume)
     
  • Hall K & Richter L (2018) Introduction: Children, families and the state. In: Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (2018) Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
  • Hall K & Mokomane Z (2018) The shape of children’s families and households: A demographic overview. In: Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (2018) Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
  • Mkhwanazi N, Makusha T, Blackie D, Manderson L, Hall K & Hujbregts M (2018) Negotiating the care of children and support for caregivers. In: Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (2018) Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
  • Jamieson L, Mathews S & Röhrs S (2018). Stopping family violence: Integrated approaches to address violence against women and children. In: Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (2018) Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
  • Richter L, Dawes A, Juan A, Lake L, Nkala-Dlamini B, Reddy V, Roberts B, Spaull N & Theron L (2018) Interactions between the family and state in children’s health, education and social development. In: Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (eds) Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
  • Martin P, Hall K & Lake L (2018) Supporting families in South Africa: A policy map. In: Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (eds) Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
  • Hall K & Sambu W (2018) Children Count – The Numbers. In: Hall K, Richter L, Mokomane Z & Lake L (eds) Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. South African Child Gauge 2018. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
Working Papers and Conference Proceedings

 

  • Hall K & Posel D (2018) Fragmenting the family? The complexity of household migration strategies in post-apartheid South Africa. WIDER Working Paper 2018/8. Helsinki: United Nations University.
     
Policy and Law Submissions

 

International:

  • Proudlock P, Jamieson LRöhrs S & Berry L (2018) Children’s Institute submission on the Draft Child Care and Protection Policy to the Department of Social Development. January 2018.
     
  • Proudlock P, Hall K & Jamieson L (2018) Children’s Institute submission on the draft Children’s Third Amendment Bill to the Department of Social Development. March 2018.
     
  • Proudlock P (2018) Children’s Institute submission on the draft Children’s Third Amendment Bill to the Department of Social Development. May 2018.
     
  • Proudlock P (2018) Children’s Institute submission to the panel of experts for the review of VAT zero rated item. June 2018. (written and oral)
     
  • Proudlock P & Pearson K (2018) Submission by the Budget Justice Coalition on the report of the panel of experts on mitigating the negative effects of the VAT increase for poor and low-income households. September 2018. The written submission was addressed to National Treasury and Parliament and presented orally in Parliament.
     
  • Proudlock P (2018) VAT increase for poor and low-income households. September 2018. The written submission was addressed to National Treasury and Parliament and presented orally in Parliament.
     
  • Proudlock P, Berry L, Rohrs S and Jamieson L (2018) Children’s Institute submission on the draft Children’s Third Amendment Bill to the Department of Social Development. November 2018.
     
  • Proudlock P (2018) Children’s Institute submission on the draft regulations on Registration of Births and Deaths to the Department of Home Affairs. November 2018.
     

National:

  • Lake L (2018) Health Rights, Issues and Recommendations. Joint Submission of health stakeholders to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 64th Session. 24 September - 12 October 2018.
     
  • Lake L (2018) Concern around zero-rating formula milk. Submission to the panel of experts on VAT zero rating. 8 June 2018.
     
  • Mudarikwa M, Lake L, Proudlock P, Muller L, Hansangule Z, van Niekerk J & Bower C (2018) Submission by the Alternate Report Coalition – Child Rights South Africa to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. August 2018.
     
Policy Briefs

 

  • Röhrs S, Mathews S & Mahlangu P (2018). Reducing Physical Punishment of Children: Using Schools as Nodes of Intervention (Policy Brief). Cape Town and Pretoria: Children's Institute, University of Cape Town and Gender & Health Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council.
     
  • Mathews S, Denga G, Marco J, Delany A & Martin LJ (2018) The epidemiology of child suicides in the City of Cape Town Metro West region. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town. [Research brief]
     
  • Proudlock P (2018) Children living with kinship caregivers: Position paper on the amendments in the draft Children’s Amendment Bill. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
     
  • Berry L (2018) Childminding services: Clarifying government roles and obligations. A review of the national integrated early childhood development policy 2015. Draft report. Commissioned by Ilifa Labantwana. October 2018.

Opinion Editorials

 

  • Mathews S (2018) The link between violence against women and children matters: Here’s why. The Conversation. 22 November 2018.
     
  • Hall K (2018) Policies in South Africa must stop ignoring families’ daily realities. The Conversation. 20 November 2018.
     
  • Hall K (2018) Stop blaming moms for poor housing. TimesLIVE. 19 November 2018.
     
  • Lake L, Scott C & Kroon M (2018) Good for mom, baby and boss. Mail & Guardian 10 August 2018.
     
  • Sambu W & Jamieson L (2018) South Africa must focus on its kids to meet UN development goals targets. The Conversation 25 June 2018.
     
  • Röhrs S (2018) Left Behind – The realisation of children’s rights undercut by violence. Daily Maverick 23 March 2018.
     
  • Röhrs S (2018) Overwhelming evidence to persuade court to stop you spanking your kids at home. Sunday Times 12 February 2018.
     
Research Presentations at Conferences, Symposiums, Congresses and Meetings

 

International:

  • Mathews S. Violence against children in South Africa:  Developing an understanding of the underlying determinants to develop strategies for prevention. Presented at - Children and Youth facing violence in Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18 & 19th September 2018.
     
  • Mathews S. The underlying determinants of violence against children in South Africa. Presented at International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. 2 – 5 September 2018; Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Mathews S. Lessons from the South African Child Death Review Project: Unpacking the challenges in a resource constraint setting. Presented at Child Death Review Preworkshop at the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. 1st  September 2018; Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Jonah C, Sambu W, May J (2018) A comparative analysis of socioeconomic inequalities in stunting: a case of three middle-income African countries. Development Studies Association Conference: Global inequalities. 27 – 29 June 2018; Manchester, UK.
     
  • Jonah C, Sambu W, May J (2018) When progressive fiscal policies do not reduce health inequalities: an examination of child malnutrition in South Africa. Paper presented at United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) expert group meeting. 25 to 27 June 2018; New York. https://www.un.org/development/desa/dspd/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/06/6-1.pdf.
     
  • Jamieson L & Hendricks N (2018) Monitoring participation in the Isibindi Youth Forums in rural South Africa. Contemporary Childhood Conference. 6 – 7 September 2018; Glasgow, UK.
     
  • Jamieson L & Hendricks N (2018) Measuring participation in South Africa.  International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. 2 – 5 September 2018; Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Martin P, Jamieson L, Hawkridge S, de Vries PJ (2018) Aspects of the South African child justice system: What should happen and where it goes wrong? Poster presentation. 23rd World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions. 23 – 27 July 2018; Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Hall K (2018) The shape(s) of poverty and poverty measurement in South Africa. Presented at the University of Bristol conference on Building Global Partnerships for Global Challenges. Bristol, UK, 11-13 April 2018.
     
  • Berry L (2018) Parenting in Adversity: Reflections from a study on adolescent caregivers. International Early Childhood Symposium. Sydney, Australia. 20 April 2018.

National:

  • Mathews S (2018) Preventing violence: Bridging the evidence and implementation gap.  Prevention, Safety Promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals. (Keynote address). 15th – 16th October 2018. River Club Observatory, Cape Town.
     
  • Mathews S (2018) Enabling children to thrive. The Parents Centre AGM. 13th September 2018. Wynberg Cape Town.
     
  • Mathews S(2018) Reducing preventable deaths:  Reflections from the Child Death Review Project. ALLPEADS Conference. 29th August – 2nd September 2018. Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town.
     
  • Mathews S (2018) Violence in the lives of children. Presented at DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development Conference on Children, Families and The State, 20-21st November 2018, Johannesburg.
     
  • Hall K (2018) Children Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation. Presented at the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development conference on Children, Families and the State, 21 November 2018, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
     
  • Hall K, Makusha T, Makiwane M, Walker B & Rugunanan P (2018) Family migration: Dynamics, strategies and challenges for the state. (Panel). Presented at the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development conference on Children, Families and the State, 21 November 2018, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
     
  • Mathews S (2018) Linkages between childhood violence and criminal behaviour in adulthood. Presented at Violence In Childhood High Level Learning Engagement by the DPME. 9th – 11th May 2018. Wilderness.
     
  • Proudlock P (2018) Towards a comprehensive legal solution to the foster care crisis. Presented to Black Sash to inform their strategic planning. 30 January 2018.
     
  • Proudlock P (2018) Analysis and Advocacy to grow the Children’s Act budget (2007 – 2013). Reflections on lessons learnt. Presented at a civil society conference on the national fiscal framework, debt levels, social spending and macroeconomic policy. Hosted by Heinrich Boll Stiftung, Section 27, Public Service and Accountability Monitor, Institute of Economic Justice (Wits), and Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education. 16 February 2018.
     
  • Marco JL & Jamieson L (2018) Developing a multi-disciplinary interagency approach for South Africa: findings from a systematic review. Violence Prevention, Safety Promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals. 15 – 16 October 2018; Cape Town, South Africa.
     
  • Hall K (2018)      Understanding families in the South African context. Presented at the Department of Social Development Round Table on the Family White Paper. Hosted by CSDA, University of Johannesburg and the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development, University of the Witwatersrand. Johannesburg 22-23 August 2018.
     
  • Hall K (2018) Parental and kinship strategies: Evidence for considering the draft Children’s Amendment Bill. Presented at the civil society workshop on the 3rd Amendment Bill, hosted by Children’s Institute UCT and Centre for Child Law, University of Pretoria. Johannesburg, 12-13 August.
  • Berry L (2018) Survive. Thrive. Transform. Investing in children for sustainable development. The South African Child Gauge 2017. Presentation to the Dept of Social Development Western Cape Regional Policy Conference. 6 July 2018.

  • Berry L (2018) Parenting Support through Health Services: Unpacking the global and national frameworks. Parenting support and health services, Children’s Institute Think Tank meeting. 11 June 2018.

  • Berry L (2018) Parenting Support through Health Services: Unpacking Possibilities. Road-To-Health-Book Technical Working Group meeting. National Dept of Health. 26 September 2018

  • Berry L (2018)  Opportunities for early learning stimulation: Think globally, impact locally. South African Local Government Association (SALGA). Western Cape Early Childhood Development Workshop. 21 November 2018

  • Berry L (2018) Parenting Support through Health Services: Towards an Age and Stage-based package. Road-To-Health-Book Technical Working Group meeting. National Dept of Health. 23 November 2018

  • Biersteker L, Budlender D & Berry L (2018) Northern Cape ECD Strategy. Consultation with Heads of Government Departments. Meeting convened by Northern Cape Dept of Social Development. 13 March 2018. On behalf of Custoda Trust.

Other Seminars and Lectures

 

  • Berry L (2018) Parenting in Adversity: Reflections from an evaluation of a parenting programme for adolescent caregivers. Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Seminar. 21 September 2018.

  • Seminar: Mathews S (2018) Activist Scholarship and Advocacy: 2018 Engaged Scholarship Programme, University of Cape Town Research Office. 10th October 2018.
     
  • Seminar: Röhrs S (2018) ‘Human Rights’ in the module Public Health & Human Rights for Masters of Public Health students (School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT).
     
  • Lecture: Röhrs S (2018) ‘Children’s Rights’ in the module Public Health & Human Rights for Masters of Public Health students (School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT).
     
  • Lecture: Röhrs S (2018) ‘Policy, Rights & Environmental Justice’ in the module Environmental Child Health for Masters of Public Health students (School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT).
     
  • Lecture: Röhrs S (2018) ‘Health & Human Rights’ for 4th year medical students (Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT).
     
  • Lecture: Jamieson L (2018) PED4007W Experiential learning PG Dip Community Paediatrics. Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
     
  • Lecture: Jamieson L (2018) PED5001W Your legal obligations as a health professional Seminar for 5th year medical students, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT. Approximately 50 students per session x 5 sessions.
     
  • Teaching: Jamieson L (2018) Children's rights and the Children's Act. Diploma on Child Health postgraduate course for paediatricians.
     
  • Teaching: Delaney A (2018) Poverty, child grants and health for the PGDip Nursing students (child, critical care (child) & Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal care streams).
     
  • Short course: Jamieson L (2018) Child rights and child law. Short course accredited for 60 CPD points (ethics) with the HPCSA and 20 CPD points with the SACSSP. The participants included doctors, nurses, EMS staff and social workers. Five days.
     
  • Short course: Proudlock P and Jamieson L (2018) Child rights and child law. One day seminar for 10 paralegal officers from the Eastern Cape. King Williamstown, 1 February 2018.
     
  • Short course: Lake L (2018) Children’s rights and child law. School nurses in-service training, Metro North Education District Office, Parow. 11 December 2018.
     
  • Seminar: Lake L (2018) Ethics in child health. Ethical and legal considerations in health care seminar, Khayelitsha District Health Services, Lentegeur Hospital. 6 September 2018.
     
  • Lake L (2018) Survive. Thrive. Transform. Key findings from the 2017 South African Child Gauge. Parent, Infant and Child Health Working Group, Western Cape Department of Health. 27 March 2018.
     
  • Seminar Series: Lake L (2018) Teaching with technology to develop advocates for child health. Teaching with Educational Technology Seminar Series. Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town. 27 March 2018.
     
  • Lecture: Lake L (2018) Paediatrics and child health vs funding from formula milk companies: A conflict of interest. Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Cape Town. 25 October 2018.