|Income inequality and social grants: Ensuring social assistance for children most in need (South African Child Gauge 2012)
|Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town
Social grants are the main source of income in poor households and are associated with improved nutrition, health and education outcomes for children. This essay examines the potential of the grants to address current and future income inequality and identifies current gaps in social assistance policy for children that must be addressed.
|South Africa - National Income Dynamics Study 2008, Wave 1