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Policy submissions & commentary

The South African Alternate Report Coalition initial statement.
Submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Working Group at the Committee’s 73rd pre-session February 2016.

Children's Institute submission on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill [B 18-2014]
Mathews S & Jamieson L 2015
Submitted to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, Parliament.

Submission on amendments to the Children's Act: Corporal punishment, July 2013

Jamieson L & Mathews S 2013

Children’s Institute submission on South Africa’s Country Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
Mathews S & Proudlock P 2013
Presented to the Portfolio Committee on Woman, Children and People with Disabilities, National Parliament.

Presentation to National Treasury on social welfare services: According to the law what is government obligated to provide and fund?
Proudlock P & Skelton A 2013

Selection of evidence on key challenges facing children and implications for policy reform and service delivery
Proudlock P & Jamieson L 2012
Requested by Department of Social Development to inform annual strategic planning

CI in the news

School system replicating apartheid
IOL, 24/11/2015

When the optimism of the youth conquers all
Sunday Times, 22/11/2015, p. 19

Stay hopeful – millennials are not the lost generation
The Saturday Star, 21/11/2015, p. 15

Newsroom: Youth and poverty
SABC News Digital, 18/11/2015

South African Child Gauge 2015
Redi Thlabi talk show, Cape Talk/702, 18/11/2015

Urgent intervention needed for SA’s impoverished children – report
702 online, 18/11/2015

This is the average child in SA
City Press, Voices, 15/11/2015, p. 6

‘Born-frees no better off than parents’
Weekend Argus, 15/11/2015, p. 11

Born-free(s), but still in chains
IOL, 15/11/2015

Class war looms as pupils suffer racism in school
Saturday Star, 14/11/2015, p. 19

Children in crisis
The Star, 12/11/2015, p. 14 [editorial]

Armoede onder kinders
eNCANews [Afrikaans], 11/11/2015 

Quotes

I was impressed by your work at the Children’s Institute. I have also with great interest read your Child Gauge for 2010/2011.

Marianne Borgen, Norwegian MP, May 2012

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