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South Africa. Department of Social Development. National child care and protection policy: working together to advance the rights of all children to care and protection, 2019. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2019. (Released February 2021.)

South Africa. National Planning Commission. NPC learning brief. Reaching out to South African children during lockdown. Pretoria: National Planning Commission, 6 August 2020.

Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent. 2020 Report: Caught in the COVID-19 storm: women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health in the context of UHC and the SDGs. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2020.

South Africa. Department of Basic Education. Standard Operating Procedures for Teachers, Non-Teaching Staff and Learners on the Coronavirus (2019-Ncov) or COVID-19 Outbreak in South Africa. Guidelines for schools on maintaining hygiene during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Pretoria, South Africa: [Department of Basic Education], 2020.

South Africa. Department of Basic Education. Standard operating procedures for teachers, non-teaching staff and learners on the coronavirus (2019-ncov) or COVID-19 outbreak in South Africa. Standard operating procedure for the prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 in schools and school communities. Pretoria: Department of Basic Education, [2020.]

Statistics South Africa. Child Poverty in South Africa: a Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa, June 2020. (Report no. 03-10-22)

About this guide

This is a guide to government information on children. It includes catalogue records of publications in the Government Publications Department of UCT Libraries, on-line links to publications and links to websites. 

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UNICEF. Office of Research-Innocenti. COVID-19 & Children: Rapid Research Response