Getting research into policy and practice is a main objective of the Children's Institute. This project therefore records the story of the Institute's involvement in policy and law-reform processes, together with analyses of the strengths and weaknesses of the advocacy methodology used in each process. The information gained from each evaluation or case study is fed into new projects and communicated to national and international audiences through publications and occasional seminars.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:29
Now in its eighth year, this children's participation project enables children in rural northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa to use the power of radio and storytelling to describe and explore their lives and circumstances for a South African and – via the Worldwide Web – global audience.
Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2013 12:45
This multi-study inter-disciplinary collaboration, initiated by the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town, aims to contribute to global research on the role of the urban environment in shaping illness, health and well-being. As one of the project partners, the Children’s Institute leads a sub-project on Healthy Cities for Children.
Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2013 13:47
This work aimed to increase knowledge about child poverty dynamics in South Africa through data analysis to inform and evaluate pro-poor policy from the perspective of children, and child outcomes. It was an extension project to the Children Count – Abantwana Babalulekile project and part of an initiative of the Programme to Support Pro-Poor Policy Development, a partnership of the Presidency and the European Union, to support poverty-related research that could contribute to evidence for policy development.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 13:46