SASPEN brief: 8 new Briefs on Sustainability of Social Protection

In SASPEN briefs 1/2016 to 8/2016, eight presenters from the 2015 annual SASPEN Conference “Sustainability of Social Protection in the SADC: Economic Returns, Political Will and Fiscal Space” explore different facets of social protection and country case studies. Victoire Umuhire and Christoph Ernst of the International Labour Organisation discuss the … ———- Please continue reading

Linkages Social Protection & Children’s Care

“Family for every Child” in conjunction with IDS, CSP and CINDI has published a research report regarding linkages of Child Support Grant (CSG) and Foster Child Grant (FCG) and children’s care in South Africa. Key findings of the report include the positive role the grants play in improving child well-being and care, but … ———- Please continue reading

“A champion of human rights”: Honorary doctorate awarded to SASPEN Activist Frances Lund

SASPEN Activist Frances Lund of the University KwaZulu-Natal and WIEGO has been awarded an honorary Doctorate by Rhodes University on April 11. Francie, a strong contributor to SASPEN and real champion in her field! — SASPEN.ORG (@SASPENNEWS) April 17, 2015 Writes the Daily News: Professor Francie Lund deserves the … ———- Please continue reading