Month: June 2014

Justice for rape victims? by Joy Watson

Charges against a man accused of raping and setting alight a nine-year old girl were dropped in last week. Before dying, the girl named her attacker. The Director of Public Prosecutions decided to provisionally withdraw the charges pending further investigation.

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NGOs are in trouble financially

No free rides for NGOs by Amanda Watson Originally published in The Citizen newspaper on 9 June 2014 There is no easy way to say it: The non-profit-organisation sector is in deep trouble. “Funding is political,” said Lisa Vetten of

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Shukumisa letter to parliament 4 June 2014

For attention: Hon. B Mbete – Speaker: National Assembly, Parliament of South Africa Hon. T Modise – Chairperson: National Council of Provinces, Parliament of South Africa CC: Hon. P Mabe – Member: National Assembly, Parliament of South Africa Hon. L

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