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Research reports

Are children’s rights prioritised at a time of budget cuts? Assessing the adequacy of the 2013/14 social development budgets for funding of Children’s Act services

Budlender B & Proudlock P 2013

20 Year Review: Base paper on the state of children and the family
Hall K & Budlender D 2013
Research paper commissioned by the National Planning Commission for the 20 Year Review.
Pretoria: The Presidency

Preventing violence against children – a child rights approach
Mathews S 2013
Research Watch, 9/2013
Online commentary published by UNICEF Office of Research.

Stakeholder consultations on the development of the White Paper on Families in South Africa: Consolidated report
Berry L 2012
Report for StrategeQ Developments on behalf of the national Department of Social Development.

Comprehensive review of the provision of social assistance to children in family care
Budlender D, Proudlock P, Hall K, Jamieson L & Meintjes H 2012
Report for the Department of Social Development, by the Community Agency for Social Enquiry and the Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.

Report on the current situation of child labour with a special focus on child labour free zones: Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda and Zimbabwe
Nhenga T & Mangoma FJ 2012
Report for HIVOS, “Stop Child Labour” campaign.

Summary: Funding the Children’s Act: Assessing the adequacy of the 2012/13 budgets of the provincial departments of social development

Budlender B & Proudlock P 2012

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 


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