Southern Africa

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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.

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance28 Nov 2018

Presenters of this webinar will share background on the history of tthe South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP), its role and composition.

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.

Katharine Hall and Winnie Sambu - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018

This chapter from the South African Child Gauge 2018 provides an overview of children living in poverty in South Africa, highlighting those living in households without an employed adult.

Paula Proudlock and Stefanie Rohrs - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018

This chapter from the South African Child Gauge 2018 reviews the latest developments in law and policy affecting children in South Africa. 

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?

Katharine Hall and Winnie Sambu - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018

This chapter from South African Child Gauge 2018 describes the demographics of children's household living arrangements in South Africa, including details on orphaned children.

Katharine Hall, Linda Richter, Zitha Mokomane & Lori Lake (Eds) - Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town20 Nov 2018

This thirteenth issue of the South African Child Gauge® focuses on children in relation to families and the state, both of which are central to providing for children and supporting their development.

Katharine Hall - The Conversation20 Nov 2018

"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.

Michelle R. Brear, Pinky N. Shabangu, Karin Hammarberg, Jane Fisher and Helen Keleher - Primary Health Care Research & Development6 Nov 2018

The aim of this study from Primary Health Care Research & Development was to examine the effects and gender dimensions of providing voluntary, community-based, care-related labour for children affected by AIDS.

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