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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Poverty erodes dignity: perspectives of low income female caregivers in South Africa

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Policy briefs
Author :
Wright, G
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Dignity is a foundational value in South Africa’s Constitution and is also experienced as a psycho-social phenomenon. Dimensions of dignity were explored with almost two hundred low income female caregivers and the impact of poverty on dignity was examined.