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This is the monthly update of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Platform published in July 2022.
The rights of immigrant and undocumented women and children to access free healthcare in South Africa will be put to the test in a court challenge launched by SECTION27 in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.
This sixteenth issue of the South African Child Gauge focuses attention on child and adolescent mental health and how early experiences of adversity ripple out across the life course and generations at great cost to individuals and society. It calls on South African society to put children at the centre of all policies in order to protect children from harm, build their capacity to cope with stress and adversity, and provide them with opportunities to thrive.
This is the monthly update of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Platform published in June 2022.
This is the first monthly update of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Platform published in May 2022.
Safety parents – charged with the temporary care of children in emergency cases – have called on the government for much-needed financial support. The Department of Social Development said as many as 1 300 children had been placed in the care of safety parents in the province.
This is the second monthly update of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Platform published in April 2022.
Engaging with key stakeholders is an essential part of any transition and must be handled with tact and wisdom. Located in South Africa, the organization Beautiful Gate began its ministry to protect street children and later grew to provide residential programs for children in need. Yet, as they began to learn more about the needs of children in families, they decided to shift away from residential care and expand their services to include the families of the children they served. This case study summary explains how Beautiful Gate communicated these changes with donors.
This case study documents the successful transition of Beautiful Gate, a children's home in Cape Town, South Africa, from the orphanage model to a family-based and community-based approach.
Join us on the April 13 from 11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Nairobi time to better understand how people with lived experiences of care systems can engage with different aspects of care reform.