Children's Institute publications & other resources    
  The Children’s Institute has a high output of quality publications, which can be accessed online or a free hard copy can be ordered from our communication and knowledge management division.

Publications include the following:
  • Policy drafting and guidelines
  • Policy and law submissions
  • Policy commentary
  • Policy summaries
  • Research reports
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  • Resource documents
  • Peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Newsletter articles
  • Chapters in books
  • Working papers
  • Papers delivered at conferences
  • Training tools
  • Access to social security alerts
  • Fact sheets
  • Brochures
  • Posters
  • Annual reports

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Recent publications
Children ‘in need of care’ or in need of cash? Questioning social security provisions for orphans in the context of the South African AIDS pandemic
Meintjes H, Budlender D, Giese S, Johnson L. December 2003
A CI/Centre for Actuarial Research working paper, University of Cape Town

This paper considers the appropriateness of different social security scenarios – and in particular the current use of the Foster Child Grant – to address the poverty-related needs of children in the context of AIDS. It draws on a combination of primary research and demographic projections, as well as costing a range of different social security scenarios.
Rapid Assessment: The situation of children in South Africa
Berry L, Guthrie T. November 2003

Providing an overview of the situation of children in SA, with a focus on the non-fulfilment and violation of children's rights as formulated in the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Evaluation of the Western Cape Province Screening Programme for developmental disabilities in pre-school children: Full report
Michelson L, Adnams C, Shung-King M. November 2003

Report on the evaluation of the implementation of the Western Cape Development Screening Programme for developmental disabilities in pre-school children, commissioned by the Maternal, Child and Women’s Health Sub-directorate in the Western Cape Provincial Department of Health

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