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  • Defining Lone Motherhood in South Africa 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Barnes, Helen; Neves, David (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    The purpose of this document is to define the group of people whom we are considering as part of the project ‘Lone Mothers in South Africa: The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity’. Setting to one ...
  • The impact of poverty and inequality on the dignity of lone mothers in South Africa 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    The purpose of this themed working paper is to explore lone mothers’ accounts of what dignity means in the context of their lives and how the experience of poverty and inequality impacts on their sense of dignity. This ...
  • The impact of poverty and inequality on the dignity of lone mothers in South Africa 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
    In Part 1 of this themed working paper, an account is provided of low income lone mothers’ portrayals of dignity in relation to their lives. A key objective of the project was to explore what ‘dignity’ means to low income ...
  • Lone Mothers in South Africa - The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity. 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    The purpose of this document is to define the group of people whom we are considering as part of the project ‘Lone Mothers in South Africa: The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity’. Setting to ...
  • Lone Mothers in South Africa - The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity. 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    The purpose of this document is to define the group of people whom we are considering as part of the project ‘Lone Mothers in South Africa: The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity’. Setting to ...
  • Poverty erodes dignity: perspectives of low income female caregivers in South Africa 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights introduces the recognition of the inherent dignity of all people as a foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world. Dignity plays a prominent role in South Africa’s ...
  • Poverty erodes dignity: perspectives of low income female caregivers in South Africa 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
    Dignity is a foundational value in South Africa’s Constitution and is also experienced as a psycho-social phenomenon. Dimensions of dignity were explored with almost two hundred low income female caregivers and the impact ...
  • The role of social security in respecting and protecting the dignity of lone mothers in South Africa: Final report 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    This is the final report of a project entitled ‘Lone Mothers in South Africa: The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity’. The project was inspired by research undertaken for the South African ...
  • The role of social security in respecting and protecting the dignity of lone mothers in South Africa: Final report 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Centre for the Analysis of South African Social Policy, University of Oxford, 2014)
    This is the final report of a project entitled ‘Lone Mothers in South Africa: The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity’. The project was inspired by research undertaken for the South African Department ...
  • The role of social security in respecting and protecting the dignity of lone mothers in South Africa: Summary of findings and recommendations 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    This study explored lone mothers’ experiences of social security in South Africa in terms of whether it protects and respects their dignity. Interviews were undertaken with almost two hundred low income lone mothers ...
  • The Role of Social Security in Respecting and Protecting the Dignity of Lone Mothers in South Africa: Summary of Findings and Recommendations 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
    This study explored lone mothers’ experiences of social security in South Africa in terms of whether it protects and respects their dignity. Interviews were undertaken with almost two hundred low income lone mothers and ...
  • Social security and the dignity of lone mothers in South Africa 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    This working paper forms part of a project entitled ‘Lone Mothers in South Africa: The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity’. The project originates from research undertaken for the South African ...
  • Social security and the dignity of lone mothers in South Africa 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
    This working paper forms part of a project entitled ‘Lone Mothers in South Africa: The role of social security in respecting and protecting dignity’. The project originates from research undertaken for the South African ...
  • South Africa’s Child Support Grant and the dignity of female caregivers 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    The Child Support Grant (CSG) is social assistance for children with low income caregivers. It is currently paid at the rate of R310 per month and there are more than 11 million child beneficiaries. Almost all (98%) of ...
  • South Africa’s Child Support Grant and the dignity of female caregivers 

    Wright, Gemma; Noble, Michael; Ntshongwana, Phakama; Neves, David; Barnes, Helen (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
    The Child Support Grant is social assistance paid for children living with low income caregivers. The experiences of applying for the grant, using the grant, and being a grant recipient were explored with almost two hundred ...