The state of children in Gauteng: main report
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The main message of this report is that poverty continues to present a significant threat to the well being of nearly 50% of children in the province. Poverty is associated with a number of risks including increasing child and maternal mortality, high levels of
HIV infection, and danger to children. It is also clear that there are many gaps in the data. A Report for the Office of the Premier, Gauteng Provincial Government. The development of good information systems is itself a challenge, however the investment will be
worthwhile and will improve the capacity of the province to monitor the status of children and their services.