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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

HSRC seminar - 9 November: Poverty traps and social exclusion among children in South Africa 2014: Launch seminar of five policy briefs

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Policy briefs
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Human Sciences Research Council
Published :
2015
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After the launch of the National Development Plan Vision 2030 of South Africa in August 2012, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) South Africa commissioned a study that explored available policy options for addressing poverty traps and social exclusion among children in South Africa and the additional national and societal efforts that are needed to break such traps. Poverty Traps and Social Exclusion among Children in South Africa was nominated by UNICEF as one of the 12 best policy research reports done globally for them in 2014 (See Best of UNICEF Research 2014, https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/742). At this seminar, five policy briefs drawn from the research will launched and shared.