Month: May 2012

Submissions to Parliament on the amendments to the Sexual Offences Act

NGOs and Legal Centres have made submissions to parliament about the proposed amendments to the Sexual Offences Act. Read the Tshwaranang submission here (Adobe pdf on our site) Read the University of the Western Cape, Community Law Centre, Gender, Health

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Press release: NGOs applaud the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development for their swift response to the defects in the 2007 Sexual Offences Act

28 May 2012 NGOs forming part of the Shukumisa Campaign have welcomed Parliament’s prompt intervention into the debacle caused by the Western Cape High Court’s decision which suspended the use of 29 sexual offences. Submissions on these amendments were requested

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Press release: The Shukumisa campaign response to loopholes in the Sexual Offences Act

15 May 2012 NGOs call on the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and Parliament to amend the 2007 Sexual Offences Act urgently NGOs forming part of the Shukumisa Campaign view the ruling of the Western Cape High Court on

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