Social Development And Unicef Launch Findings Of The Disrupting Harm Survey...
02 June 2021, Pretoria: The Department of Social Development and UNICEF will launch the findings of the Disrupting Harm Survey for South Africa.
The survey forms part of an international initiative and includes 14 other countries in Southern, Eastern Africa and South East Asia. The Department and UNICEF commissioned the Youth Research Unit (YRU) of the Bureau of Market Research at the University of South Africa to conduct the survey for South Africa.
The objective of the survey was to explore children’s online behaviour and experiences. The Disrupting Harm Survey was a nationally representative study including a total of 2 643 children (between the ages of 9 and 17 years), and 1 393 parents or caregivers, in all nine provinces in South Africa.
The launch of the survey is part of Child Protection Week campaign under the theme: “Let us all protect children during COVID 19 and beyond”.
The purpose of the launch is to disseminate the outcomes of the Disrupting Harm Survey findings amongst key stakeholders across South Africa.
Members of the media are invited to cover the launch scheduled as follows:
Date: 3 June 2021
Virtual: MS Teams
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT