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Research data: PUBLIC PERCEPTION
2018 A qualitative analysis of contemporary youths' response to diverse issues of social justice in Nigeria
2016 Service delivery challenges in South Africa: South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS): compendium of results
The main purpose of the compendium is therefore to provide more detailed information for the user to get a better understanding of public pe...Download this report
2015 Public perceptions, beliefs and experiences of fostering and adoption: a national qualitative study in South Africa
In South Africa, rates of adoption remain low while the number of fostered children continually rises. Little is known about the public perc...