News & events


15 February 2012

Minister Bathabile Dlamini: Social Protection and Community Development Ministerial Cluster briefing, Parliament, Cape Town

Kim Trollip

Despite the proven effectiveness of social grants in protecting the poor against abject poverty, especially at the recent peak of the global financial crisis, perceptions abound that the child support grant leads to teenage pregnancies and that young mothers abuse the grant. The Human Sciences Research Council study had debunked these myths …

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A Link to more information about the related study by HSRC: 

Kim Trollip