South Africa: poverty, social security, civil society, triangulating transformation

How best can policy makers make an impact on improving the lives of people living in poverty and destitution?  That is the       question that seizes governments across the world, both in developing and industrialized nations.  Identifying the right policies to ensure sustained economic growth is not sufficient to ensure that the benefits of that growth do in fact benefit all.  Inequality in income, assets and opportunities are increasing in all countries as top earners name their salaries and benefits, and low skilled workers are moved out of secure, decent jobs.

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