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Review of the Child Support Grant
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Report compiled and produced for the Department of Social Development, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) by the Community Agency for Social Enquiry (C A S E) (June 2008).


Article Summary
The South African Constitution enshrines the right of all to access ‘appropriate social assistance’ from the state if they are unable to support themselves and their dependants. Social assistance refers specifically to an income transfer provided by government in the form of grants or financial awards to poor households or individuals.

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