Month: June 2011

A Short Interview with Children’s Organisations

As youth month draws to a close, we present a summary of interviews with Shukumisa partner organisations that work with children Childine RAPCAN The Teddy Bear Clinic Women+Men Against Child Abuse What should government be doing more of to improve

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Is the 2007 sexual offences legislation making a difference?

20 June 2011, Tomorrow morning the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development will meet to hear reports from the Department of Justice and Civil Society Organisations on the implementation of the Criminal Law [Sexual Offences and Related Matters]

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Child Protection Week: Just Another Round of Empty Promises?

Joan van Niekerk – Childline “There are campaigns, and then there are campaigns….” sighs Joan van Niekerk, Childline’s national training and advocacy manager. “Some of them end up exploiting the exploited.” Tough talk perhaps, but something that Joan feels strongly

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