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Effects of violence on children

The Birth to Twenty Plus (Bt20+) study, led by the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development at Wits University sheds light on violence in the lives of children.

Using information collected from the longitudinal study which has followed the development of more than 2000 children and their families in Soweto-Johannesburg for more than 27 years, the study reveals the extent of violence to which the children are exposed to, either directly (as victims or perpetrators) or indirectly (as witnesses). 

Graduate Employability

In response to the increasing demands being placed on higher education to produce graduates capable of meeting the requirements of employment, the National Research Foundation (NRF) in partnership with the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Wilton Park, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the University of Pretoria hosted a high-level international seminar, under the theme: “Organizing for change: how can higher education meet the changing needs of employment?”.

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