South African Child Gauge 2006                                                    Click to Print This Page

   Monson J, Hall K, Smith C & Shung-King M (eds) 2006
   Children's Institute, University of Cape Town
 


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Cover
Acknowledgements and contact details
Contents
List of tables, figures and case studies
Foreword
Prof. Njabulo S. Ndebele, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UCT
Reflections on children and poverty
The Most Revd. Njongonkulu W. H. Ndungane, Anglican Archbisop of Cape Town and Metropolitan of the Province of South Africa
 

PART ONE: CHILDREN AND LAW REFORM

Recent developments in legislating for children’s socio-economic rights
Paula Proudlock and Prinslean Mahery

PART TWO: CHILDREN AND POVERTY

  Overview

  Child poverty – its meaning and extent
Annie Leatt

  Income poverty in South Africa
Annie Leatt

 

Introduction to the Means to Live
Katharine Hall and Annie Leatt

  • Does the means justify the end? Targeting the Child Support Grant
    Katharine Hall and Jo Monson
  • Free to learn: The School Fee Exemption policy and the National School Nutrition Programme
    Katharine Hall and Jo Monson
  • Healing inequalities: The free health care policy
    Annie Leatt, Maylene Shung-King and Jo Monson
  • Accommodating the poor: The Free Basic Water policy and the Housing Subsidy Scheme
    Katharine Hall, Annie Leatt and Jo Monson

PART THREE: CHILDREN COUNT - THE NUMBERS

Introducing Children Count - Abantwana Babalulekile
Annie Leatt and Lizette Berry

Demography of South Africa's children
Helen Meintjes, Annie Leatt and Lizette Berry

Children's access to social assistance
Annie Leatt, Helen Meintjes and Lizette Berry

Children's access to education
Lizette Berry and Norma Rudolph

Child health: The general context
Kashifa Abrahams, Lizette Berry and Michael Hendricks

Child health: HIV/AIDS
Maylene Shung-King, Kashifa Abrahams and Lizette Berry

Children's access to water, santitation and electricity
Annie Leatt and Lizette Berry

Children's access to housing
Katharine Hall and Lizette Berry

Technical notes on the indicators and data sources
About the contributors
   
Last updated: 1 February 2007