South Africa: Basic income supporters put the issue back on the table

South Africa: Basic income supporters put the issue back on the table

Following the third wave of Covid-19 and the riots last month, the country has put in place a monthly aid of 350 rand -...

We must support SA women with a BIG, they uphold the rest of society

We must support SA women with a BIG, they uphold the rest of society

Our President strikingly referred to gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa the ‘second pandemic’ affecting our nation alongside the Covid-19 pandemic that disrupted the...

Article: 5 lessons for using universal basic income during a pandemic

Article: 5 lessons for using universal basic income during a pandemic

5 LESSONS The following is an excerpt from Brookings : Previous experiences with Universal Basic Income and UBI-like interventions provide five lessons. They have...

ANC GP SEMINAR ON BASIC INCOME GRANT (BIG)

ANC GP SEMINAR ON BASIC INCOME GRANT (BIG)

ANC GAUTENG SUB-COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION Is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting ANC GP SEMINAR ON BASIC INCOME GRANT (BIG)   TIME:...

SAfm: Financially dependent women are at higher risk of Gender-Based Violence

SAfm: Financially dependent women are at higher risk of Gender-Based Violence

Late night conversations with Patricia Ntuli, Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute’s Tina van Straten spoke about Poverty and the correlation to Gender based...

You and Your SASSA Grant

You and Your SASSA Grant

You and Your Special COVID-19 SRD Grant - Application Process Click Your and your grant booklet to view the full steps to Apply for...

Article: Basic Income Grant funding, explained

Article: Basic Income Grant funding, explained

There has been a renewed call for the introduction of a basic income grant. The Universal Basic Income Grant (UBIG) has long been spoken...

SAfm: The SRD grant, does that solve our poverty, inequality?

SAfm: The SRD grant, does that solve our poverty, inequality?

Isobel Frye, Director of the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute dissects the newly implemented Social Relief of Distress grant and what it is...

Statement of the NEDLAC Community Constituency on the reintroduction of the R350 SRoD Grant

Statement of the NEDLAC Community Constituency on the reintroduction of the R350 SRoD Grant

The Community Constituency welcomes the contents of the media briefing of the Minister of Social Development today, 4 August 2021. In the briefing, the...

Article: Post-Apartheid Inequality Sparks Frustration and Fury

Article: Post-Apartheid Inequality Sparks Frustration and Fury

"A decent Standard of Living is possible and doable," Isobel Frye, Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute.   An article from Bloomberg, Businessweek: The...

Article: South Africa has run out of options, say economists

Article: South Africa has run out of options, say economists

"The debate on the social safety net has shifted since the July unrest – and there is now broader agreement that extreme poverty and...

PowerFM: Isobel Frye speaks on the dire situation of Poverty

PowerFM: Isobel Frye speaks on the dire situation of Poverty

How dire is the situation of poverty? Frye explains that we are in an incredibly serious situation, and that 13 million people were living...