What lessons can South Africa learn from the Covid-19 pandemic that will help them draw lessons from for future social protection? Before the Covid-19 pandemic, one-third of South Africa’s 20 million children were already living in households that were below the food poverty line. The lockdown only worsened the country’s food insecurity and hunger.
With the increasing number of job losses and breadwinners struggling to provide for their families, it took a few months before children felt the impact. To what extent did the Covid-19 pandemic impact children?
Guest: Dr. Kathleen Hall – Senior Researcher at UCT Children’s Institute
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