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Legacy of Apartheid

Amnesty
Legacy of Apartheid (p. 1334)

Use the Web sites below to complete the following activity.

Investigate current social problems in the country that are at least partly the legacy of apartheid and the racism it supported. Explain your findings in a cause-and-effect chart.

Reflections on the Challenges Confronting Post-Apartheid South Africa http://www.unesco.org/ most/ magu.htm
This is a rather dense, but informative, paper addressing the social issues facing South Africa today.

Transcending the Legacy of Apartheid http://www.unicef.org/ ar97/
From UNICEF, this excellent report examines the legacy of apartheid and the challenges facing today's South African children. Enhanced by photographs and statistics, the report delves into several issues, including health and nutrition, the system of education, and community involvement.