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Provision of psychosocial care and protection services by home and community based care and support organisations.
Providing adequate care and support for OVC continues to be a significant challenge in South Africa. For the province of KwaZulu-Natal, the situation is even worse, with this province remaining the highest in HIV prevalence ...
An investigation of the knowledge and attitudes of kinship care amongst social workers employed by the Department of Social Development in KwaZulu-Natal: implications for child protection policy and practice.
Although kinship care is historically a valuable source of care and support within the social structure of families in Africa, however it is not a legally recognised form of alternative care option in South Africa. The ...
Back to the future: in light of present - day research, would AB v Minister of Social Development have been decided differently?
This study investigates whether the case of AB v Minister of Social Development would be decided differently in 2020. The AB case was heard in 2015 and revolved around the ‘no double- donor’ requirement, which is a ...
An assessment of the implementation of the CYCC under the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008.
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Perceptions of caregivers about children’s participation in the Umkhosi WoMhlanga (reed dance) in the Nongoma District.
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Examining substance abuse prevention strategies to combat school violence in Inanda KZN, South Africa.
Summary Violence in South African schools is a cause for concern for schools, law enforcement and communities. Violence takes various forms including bullying, theft of property, robberies and vandalism, sexual violence, ...
Do the children act provisions which legalize virginity testing violate any of the constitutional rights of girls?
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Early child marriages: recent law reform and jurisprudence in Africa towards banning the practice.
Many young girls m the developing countries, mainly in Africa, are subjected to early marriages. The majority of such girls cannot choose their marriage age or the person they marry. In this dissertation, the literature ...
Exploring the response of the religious leaders towards child abuse in eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal.
Child abuse is considered as a societal problem. Globally, studies have shown a high rate of child abuse in communities. However, very little is known is social science research about the response of religious leaders ...
Financial security of child and youth-headed households in South Africa.
There is a growing number of child and youth-headed households in South Africa. Illnesses such as Tuberculosis, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) are main factors that cause ...