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Resources for children

Pamphlet: Child abuse
2015 - This pamphlet depicts various forms of child abuse. It also outlines safety plans for children and gives advice as to how to respond to child abuse.

Colour-in educational activity for young children on hand washing
2014 - For Global Hand Washing Day, four pictures that can be used in any early childhood development programme, by child minders, community based programmes and parents that will assist in teaching young children about the importance of hand washing.

Poster: Clean hands save lives
2014 - Poster in English to promote hand washing with soap.

Child Rights: Key international treaties in the promotion, protection and fulfillment of children's rights
2014 - A compendium of the key international treaties that need to be considered in the promotion and fulfillment of children's rights for child rights advocates, scholars and policy makers.

South African Child Gauge 2013: Child Friendly Summary
2014 - This is the third child friendly summary of the Gauge and is an important part of ensuring that children's civil right to access to information is respected by making information accessible and available to them.

General Comments of the Committee on the Rights of the Child: A Compendium for child rights advocates, scholars and policy makers
2014 - This booklet is a compilation of the Committee on the Rights of the Child's seventeen (17) General Comments as published on the Committee's website.

The study on Violence Against Children in South Africa - Special summary for teens
2013 - This report looks at various types of violence or abuse that children experience in different places such as their home, schools and communities. It was written especially for young people 10 years and older.

National Plan of Action for Children in South Africa - Fun Sheets
2013 - Fun sheets developed for children to use to learn more about the National Plan of Action for Children.

A South Africa fit for children 2012 - 2017
2013 - A special version of the National Plan of Action for Children (NPAC) for the children of South Africa. This books gives a special summary that explains to children what the most important things are in NPAC.

Poster: My Rights = Your Rights
2013 - This poster on Rights and Responsibilites is aimed at children. On the poster they can learn about some of their rights as children. Children have many more rights.

Smiley G and Polly G on a grant tour
2011 - A Social Grants booklet for children. A child friendly booklet that explains social grants and provides information on how to access it.

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.

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Child Friendly Language
2009 - Poster of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Child Friendly Language

Rights for Children: Services for children 0 - 8 years
2009 - A comprehensive cartoon guide to social security benefits and services for children under 8 years

I am my sister's & brother's keeper: Girls & Boys Education Movement Clubs - A guidebook for schools
2008 - This booklet is a result of a consultative process with learners, educators and parents to develop guidelines that will help learners to start a Girls and Boys Education Movement (G/BEM) club in their schools.

Remembering Mommy
2006 - Sithembile and Themba’s mother has died and they miss her very much. Although they are sad, they come to realise that they are cared for and are not alone.

Little Heroes
2006 - A focus on the effect of HIV and AIDS on children. UNICEF supported supplement to the Mail & Guardian on World AIDS Day 2006.

The little hare (Umvundlana)
2004 - This book about a little hare who does not feel well, deals with the feelings that he experiences in a concrete and understandable manner for the young child.

Look who loves you! (Bheka ukuthi ngubani okuthandayo!)
2004 - This book is for young children (birth to 3) dealing will death in the family.

 

 
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