Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Jenita Chiba - International Journal of Social Welfare6 Dec 2018
This qualitative study sought to explore the perspectives of a group of South African caregivers, all of whom were in receipt of a Child Support Grant (CSG), in relation to their own caregiving and family functioning.
Patricia Martin, Katharine Hall and Lori Lake - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018
This chapter from the South African Child Gauge 2018 reviews national policies supporting families as well as other services in South Africa that seek to strengthen families and address the needs of vulnerable families in the country.
Nolwazi Mkhwanazi, Tawanda Makusha, Deidre Blackie, Lenore Manderson, Katharine Hall and Mayke Huijbregts - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018
This chapter from the South African Child Gauge 2018 focuses on childcare and children’s caregivers in South Africa and aims to address the following questions: Who provides care for children? How does the state support or undermine care choices? Why and how should the state support caregivers?
"Kinship care is a widespread and customary practice in South Africa, as it is elsewhere in southern Africa," says this article by Kath Hall. The laws that support families in the country, however, do not always take these practices into account.