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Children's Institute projects are aimed at research, advocacy, policy development and/or education. Below is a list of our current and completed projects.

  1. Analysing the nature and extent of child-headed households in South Africa
  2. Caring Schools: Schools as nodes of care and support
  3. Child death reviews study
  4. Child Health Services review
  5. Child rights and child law for health professionals
  6. Child Survival Project
  7. Child-centred analysis of government’s budgets
  8. Children and antiretroviral treatment
  9. Children Count – Abantwana Babalulekile
  10. Children’s Act: Promoting implementation
  11. Children’s Bill Project
  12. Dikwankwetla – Children in Action: Facilitating children's participation in the Children's Bill
  13. Evaluations and case studies of the CI law-reform methodology
  14. Firearms injuries
  15. Foster care in the time of AIDS: Children 'in need of care' or in need of cash
  16. Growing up in a time of AIDS: Abaqophi BakwaZisize Abakhanyayo Children's Radio Project
  17. Health and social services to address the needs of orphans and other vulnerable children in South Africa
  18. Healthy cities
  19. Home truths: Residential care in the context of the AIDS pandemic
  20. Infants and HIV/AIDS in South Africa: The fragility of life
  21. Means to Live: Evaluating the targeting of poverty alleviation for poor children and their households
  22. Media and the representation of children affected by HIV/AIDS
  23. National Child Poverty Monitor
  24. National Children's Forum on HIV/AIDS
  25. National Directory of Services for children and youth infected and affected by HIV/AIDS
  26. National Health Act
  27. National school health services policy
  28. Ordinary Politics: Race and opportunity in contemporary South Africa
  29. Piloting the Care Dependency Grant assessment tool
  30. Project 28: Promoting children's socio-economic rights
  31. Rapid appraisal of primary level health care services for HIV-positive children at public sector clinics in South Africa
  32. Researching and developing systems to facilitate the identification, monitoring and support of vulnerable children
  33. Social Assistance Act and regulations
  34. Social assistance for orphaned children living with relatives
  35. Social Security and Disability
  36. Social security – towards comprehensive protection for children
  37. Social Service Practitioners Advocacy Network
  38. South African Child Gauge
  39. Theorising children’s participation: Learning across countries and across disciplines
  40. Western Cape Developmental Screening Programme

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