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South African Government Policy: Library Guide: Families

Bibliographic records and links of South African government policies, plans and strategies

Green papers

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Green Paper on Families : Promoting Family Life and Strengthening Families in South Africa. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2011. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.11.GREE

Draft frameworks

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Draft national policy framework for families. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, April 2001. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.01.DRAF

Family planning

South Africa. Department of Health and Welfare. Die Nasionale gesinsbeplanningsprogram, 1982 = The national family planning programme, 1982. Pretoria: Dept. van Gesondheid en Welsyn, 1982. Shelf no. G 68 E.HEAL.82.NATI

White papers

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Revised White Paper on Families in South Africa. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 31 March 2021. IN: South Africa. Government Gazette No. 44799

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Revised White Paper on Families in South Africa. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 31 March 2021. IN: South Africa. Government Gazette No. 44724.

South Africa. Department of Social Development. White Paper on Families in South Africa. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, June 2013. 

Plans

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Plan of Action for Families : South Africa Aligned with the Plan of Action for Families in Africa : Called Plan of Action for Families. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2004. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.04.PLAN (only holding library.)

South Africa. Department of Social Development. 1st Draft Baseline Document for the Development of a National Policy for Families. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2003. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.03.FIRS (only holding library.)

Reviews

Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Thomas Englert. Reviewing the implementation of the White paper on families: lessons learned for future practice, policy and research. Johannesburg: CSDA, University of Johannesburg, DST-NRF CoE, Human Development, University of the Witwatersrand, and National Department of Social Development, 2018.

Draft white papers

South Africa. Department of Social Development. [Draft] White Paper on Families in South Africa. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2012. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.12.WHIT (only holding library.)

Programme documents

South African Welfare Council. Committee on Married and Family Life. National Family Programme for the Republic of South Africa Pretoria: South African Welfare Council, 1989. Shelf no. G 68 E.HEAL.89.NATI (Requested scan, 12/8/2022.)

South Africa. Department of Constitutional Development and Planning. Directorate of Social Planning. Proposed National Family Programme. Pretoria: Department of Constitutional Development and Planning, 1985. Shelf no. G 68 E.CONS.85.PROP (only holding library.)