Vulnerability of children and poor families to the economic recession of 2008-2009
Author: UNICEF and the Department of Social Development
No. of pages: 92
Publication date: 2011
Publisher: UNICEF South Africa and the Department of Social Development
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This qualitative study assessed the impact of the global economic crisis on children and poor families in SA. It also examined the coping strategies utilized by affected individuals and households and the adequacy of existing social protection programmes in dealing with the effects of the shock.