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Children's court inquiries in the Western Cape

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dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-09 en
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-16T09:15:19Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-16T09:15:19Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/5360
dc.description Final report to the Research Directorate, Department of Social Development, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, June en
dc.description.abstract Part I of the research undertaken on Children's Court Inquiries in the four magisterial districts in the Western Cape presents the findings with regard to the prevalence of child neglect and abuse in the areas under study by providing annual statistics of children who were brought before the children's courts in 2006, and the profiles of the children and their caregivers. The report also presents the risk factors for child neglect and abuse as found in the four magisterial district courts; and the forms of maltreatment which resulted in statutory removals. Given the poor level of reporting of information on the home and socio-economic circumstances of removed children in the social workers' reports, this study has not been able to address these. For each theme, we attempted to integrate the quantitative and qualitative data. Quantitative data obtained from the children's court files is presented in the form of tables and graphs to illustrate comparisons between different categories of each variable or condition. The boxes are used to capture qualitative data from the files while interview information has been used to complement both aspects of the data from the CCs. Part II of the analysis is on two aspects of the statutory intervention services provided to children who were brought to the attention of children's courts: 1. Service delivery processes followed in respect of statutory removals, and 2. Placement options which were available in the five studied children's courts for implementation of statutory care. en
dc.format.medium Intranet en
dc.subject CHILDREN en
dc.subject CHILDREN'S RIGHTS en
dc.subject WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE en
dc.subject MALTREATMENT en
dc.subject LEGAL MANAGEMENT en
dc.subject CHILD WELL-BEING en
dc.subject CHILD ABUSE en
dc.title Children's court inquiries in the Western Cape en
dc.type Research report-client en
dc.ProjectNumber SGAQOA en
dc.BudgetYear 2008/09 en
dc.ResearchGroup Child, Youth, Family and Social Development en
dc.ArchiveNumber 5324 en
dc.URL http://ktree.hsrc.ac.za/doc_read_all.php?docid=2557 en
dc.outputnumber 3868 en
dc.bibliographictitle Makoae, M., Dawes, A., Loffell, J. & Ward, C.L. (2008) Childrens court inquiries in the Western Cape. (Final report to the Research Directorate, Department of Social Development, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, June). http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/5360 en
dc.publicationyear 2008 en
dc.contributor.author1 Makoae, M. en
dc.contributor.author2 Dawes, A. en
dc.contributor.author3 Loffell, J. en
dc.contributor.author4 Ward, C.L. en


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