No proof of 'child farming' in awarding of child support grants

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Makiwane, E.Udjo
KEYWORDS: CHILD SUPPORT GRANT, PREGNANCY, YOUTH
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 4506

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Abstract

Contrary to widespread public perception, arising largely from moral and cultural concerns, there is no evidence that provision of the Child Support Grant (CSG) is a cause of increased youth fertility, conclude MONDE MAKIWANE and ERIC UDJO in a report prepared for the Department of Social Development.