Mpepule Primary School pupils in Limpopo queue for meals March 2016. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan Sandile Ndlovu)

Delegates from across the globe attended the virtual launch of the South African Child Gauge 2020 on 18 February 2021. 
Follow all the news here.

OPINION | Child malnutrition: A human rights violation and slow violence against children
(news24, 14 April 2021)

South Africa needs to change direction on maternal health to solve child malnutrition
(The Conversation, 8 March 2021)

Child-centred food system for a healthy future
(Sunday Times, 28 February 2021)

Low-quality maternal diet during pregnancy may be linked with late-childhood obesity
(news24, 26 February 2021)

PODCAST Social conversations COVID-19 holds lessons for the future of social protection
(SAfm, 25 February 2021)

Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni announces an increase to social grants in His budget speech- Social grants will marginally increase across the board; state pension grants and care dependency grants increase by R30.
(702, 25 February 2021)

The 'slow violence' of malnutrition in South Africa
(iol, 25 February 2021)

COVID-19 holds lessons for the future of social protection
(The Conversation, 24 February 2021)

'Slow violence' of child malnutrition
(etv, 23 February 2021)

No food, no learning: It’s time to stop stunting the potential of our youngest children
(Daily Maverick, 23 February 2021)

Mandy Wiener | From lunchbox to malnutrition – a glaring chasm
(news24, 23 February 2021)

Malnutrition is 'a slow violence against our children'
(Food for Mzansi, 22 February 2021)

Malnutrition: ‘a slow violence against our children’
(UCT News, 22 February 2021)

OPINION | Investment in child nutrition key to productivity gains
(fin24, 22 February 2021)

South Africa’s First Lady Calls for an End to Stunting and Child Hunger
(Global Citizen, 22 February 2021)

First Lady of SA calls for child hunger to be addressed
(Sunday World, 21 February 2021)

Malnutrition still a killer among children
(Weekend Argus, 20 February 2021)

SA Child Gauge 2020 | No improvement in food security
(eNCA, 19 February 2021)

Our daily dread: Is it time to regulate basic food prices?
(fin24, 19 February 2021)

“The slow violence of malnutrition”
(politicsweb, 19 February 2021)

Child malnutrition at unacceptable levels in SA
(IOL Daily News, 19 February 2021)

First Lady Tshepo Motsepe calls for concrete action on child hunger and malnutrition
(IOL, 18 February 2021)

Strengthen food safety nets for children including school nutrition programme - Tshepo Motsepe
(Pretoria News, 18 February 2021)

Stunting and sugary snacks part of a deadly food crisis, say child experts
(Times LIVE, 18 February 2021)

Malnutrition hurts millions of South Africa’s children just as it did 20 years ago
(Daily Maverick, 18 February 2021)

COVID-19 exacerbated hunger among SA's children in 2020, report finds
(EWN, 18 February 2021)

SA First Lady addresses launch of 2020 South African Child Gauge
(Devdiscourse, 18 February 2021)

If SA has to choose between NHI and food security, it must 'choose the latter'
(News24, 18 February 2021)

First Lady Dr Tshepo Motsepe addresses launch of the South African Child Gauge 2020
(SABC News, 18 February 2021)

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