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Child Protection

Preventing Exclusion from the Child Support Grant: A Study of Exclusion Errors in Accessing CSG Benefits, 2013
2013 - SASSA and the Department of Social Development (DSD) commissioned the study to identify excluded children and establish reasons for their exclusion.

Government-funded programmes and services for vulnerable children in South Africa
2010 - The review is intended to enhance understanding of how government, working with civil society, can improve the situation of vulnerable children. It lays out the relevant policies, legislation and provisions for programmes and services.

Information Sheet The Tourism Child Protection Code of Conduct
2010 - The Tourism Child Protection Code of Conduct (“the Code”) is an instrument of self-regulation and corporate social responsibility, which provides increased protection to children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism.

Give the Red Card to Child Exploitation
2010 - A little Red Card against child exlpoitation with emergency telephone numbers.

Give HumanTrafficking a Red Card
2010 - Tsiriledzani, a joint government campaign on human trafficking, to address the human trafficking problem on a wider scale, including leaflets with strong anti-trafficking messages.

Tsireledzani! South Africa against human trafficking
2010 - Tsiriledzani, a joint government campaign on human trafficking, to address the human trafficking problem on a wider scale, including a defination and explaination of laws and contact details.

Give the red card to child abuse and exploitation
2010 - The `Red Card to Child Abuse and Exploitation’ leaflet is aimed at children and young people.

Let's give the red card to child sex tourism
2010 - Part of the national advocacy campaign under the banner of the ‘Give a Red Card to Child Abuse and Exploitation’

The Children's Act Explained: Booklet 1 - Children and parents - rights and responsibilities
2009 - This booklet introduces the Children’s Act and talks about the general principles in the Act. It tries to explain, as simply as possible, the different rights and responsibilities that children and parents have.

The Children's Act Explained: Booklet 2 - Prevention, interverntion and care
2009 - This booklet try to explain, as simply as possible, the prevention and early intervention programmes that are there for the protection and care of children. It has been written for children between the ages of 11 and 15 years.

The Children's Act Explained: Booklet 3 - The courts and the protection
2009 - This booklet explains, as simply as possible, how children are protected and how the different courts work. The information in this booklet has been written for children between the ages of 11 and 15 years.

Children on the move
2009 - Fact sheet on the situation of unaccompanied mirgrant children in South South Africa.

What is Child Protection?
2009 - Fact sheet on Child Protection in South Africa.

Ke Nako. Stop violence against children
2009 - UNICEF mini poster on the prevention of violence against children.

Violence against children
2009 - Fact sheet on Violence against children in South Africa.

Child protection: Key systems and legislation
2009 - Fact sheet that summarises key systems and legislation with regards to Child Protection in South Africa.

South Africa violence prevention model and action plan
2008 - This study is a mapping of successful and promising strategies for preventing gender–based violence in South Africa that is used to construct a model and action plan for addressing gaps and scaling up prevention initiatives.

Compendium of case studies: Mapping & review of violence prevention programmes in South Africa
2008 - Compendium of Case Studies, with full descricptions and details of each, accomapnies this report.

Trainers Manual: Psychosocial Care of Babies and Young Children Living with HIV and AIDS
2008 - This manual aims to equip health and child care practices with information and skills for the psychosocial care and support of babies and young children who are living with HIV and AIDS and who are on treatment in the health system.

Trainee's Manual: Psychosocial Care of Babies and Young Children Living with HIV and AIDS
2008 - This manual aims to equip health and child care practices with information and skills for the psychosocial care and support of babies and young children who are living with HIV and AIDS and who are on treatment in the health system.

Parental/primary caregiver capacity building training package
2008 - This training package was developed to enable trainers to train parents/caregivers who take care of babies and young children from birth to 5 years old.

Parental/primary caregiver capacity building training package - Low literacy version
2008 - This course has been written to support those parents, siblings or grandparents who are the primary caregivers of babies and children up to the age of five.

The psychological, social and development needs of babies and young children and their caregivers living with HIV and AIDS
2008 - The research aimed to better understand the needs of young children affected or infected by HIV and AIDS in South Africa.

Guidelines on databases and funding for organisations working with orphans and vulnerable children
2007 - The booklet aims to assist organisations working with OVCs that want to use databases. It shares experiences and lessons learned and provide information about funders in and outside government who can be approached for funding of work.

Including Post-Exposure Prophylaxis to prevent HIV and AIDS into post-sexual assault health sevices in South Africa: Cost and cost effectiveness of user preferred approaches to provision
2006 - This project was designed to provide information to inform the health service response to rape.

Child Sexual Abuse - A handbook for parents and caregivers
2003 - Information in this report was identified through a literature review, as well as from materials from the Teddy Bear Clinic, Childline, GRIP, RAPCAN, CSVR, Child Protection Unit (Gauteng).

Pre- and post HIV test counselling for children - Guidelines for counsellors
2003 - The leaflet is the outcome of workshops facilitated by The Teddy Bear Clinic for Sexually Abused Children, with representatives from governmental, nongovernmental and community-based organisations nationwide.

Gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa - Oganisational responses
2003 - Organisations working in the field of gender-based violence are increasingly noting the impact of sexual violence-related HIV infection, and are adopting integrated approaches in their programmes, analyses, training and advocacy work.

Gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa - A literature review
2003 - A literature review identifies research, knowlege, resource and service gaps, so as to open up the terrain for further research, debate and information-gathering with a view to feeding into the information of explanatory models.

Gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa - A bibliography
2003 - This bibliography is a companion document to a series of review on gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

Protection of orphans and other vulnerable children: Other resources
A collection of other useful resources on the protection of orphans and other vulnerable children.

Violence prevention and response: Other resources
A collection of other useful resources on violence prevention and response

 

 

 

 

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