The social welfare sector’s response to the country’s transformation to a genuine democracy is embedded in the White Paper for Social Welfare, which was adopted in 1997. This article reviews the success of the White
Paper for Social Welfare over the past ten years. The implementation has been effective in reshaping welfare policy. There is now a much clearer understanding of developmental social services in relation to traditional
social welfare and social development. Social welfare is firmly established
and reflects a rights-based approach and, there is significant evidence that the sector has made a shift to the evelopmental approach. The key priority is to fast-track the social welfare sector’s delivery on socio-economic goals in order to impact on the deep-seated poverty and inequality in which South Africa’s social crises are entrenched.
Landman, Liezel(University of Pretoria, 2006-10-04)
South African welfare policies and social problems dictate social service rendering in South Africa. Social workers are involved in various service delivery interventions of which community development (macro focus) and ...
The field of information security is a fast-growing discipline. Even though the effectiveness
of security measures to protect sensitive information is increasing, people remain
susceptible to manipulation and thus the ...
Morifi, Mahlodi Patience(University of Pretoria, 2006-01-25)
Transformation of social service delivery began after 1994 with the establishment of the Reconstruction Development Programme. It was followed by the commitments made in the World Summit on Social Development (Copenhagen, ...