The South African Child Gauge 2017

Three RX Radio Reporters attended the launch of the South African Child Gauge 2017.

The SA Child Gauge gives a look into the status of South Africa’s children, annually.

It’s published by the Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town, with the aim to track South Africa’s progress towards realizing children’s rights.

The theme for this year was Investing in children for sustainable development – Survive. Thrive. Transform.

The RX Radio Reporters had the opportunity to speak with Lucy Jamieson the Senior Researcher for the Children’s Institute, Benyam Dawit Mezmur the Chairperson of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, Christina Nomdo from the National Planning Commission of South Africa and many more!

Here are pictures of the RX Radio Reporters in action:

 

 

RX Radio Reporter Amirah and Lucy Jamieson the Senior Researcher for the Children’s Institute

 

RX Radio Reporter, Thameenah, interviewing Christina Nomdo from the National Planning Commission of South Africa

 

RX Radio Reporter Alex interviewing Hervé Ludovic de Lys, UNICEF South Africa Director.