Explore impact and effect of poverty has on development of children in south Africa

How Poverty Affects the Development of Children in South Africa Name Institution How Poverty Affects the Development of Children in South Africa 63% of the children in South Africa are directly affected by poverty (UNICEF, 2012). Child poverty is brought about by a myriad of factors such as adult poverty, lack of education, lack of parental disposable resources, segregation and isolation in residential areas, unplanned pregnancies and an increase in the number of single-parent families. Child poverty affects the child’s participation and outcomes in education, socialization, health, fertility, labour and even the income they receive or settle for when they are employed (Aliber, 2003). The...