Action Society

Jun 2020


The 7-year-old girl raped by her 60-year-old stepfather and two male relatives, are proof that the National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO) must be made public urgently. According to police spokesperson Brigadier Mohale Ramatseba the horrifying abuse, that began in January this year, were uncovered last Friday. The young girl

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GBV: Cyril’s empty promises

A rape victim from Khayelitsha was asked to return the next day after she wanted to report a case. This incident comes only one day after President Cyril Ramaphosa promised on Monday that government will do more to empower women by building shelters, employing social workers, and training police and

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Do more to stop child- and gender-based violence

Gender-based violence will not silence the women and children who are beaten and murdered. President Cyril Ramaphosa last night gave a voice to the murdered 21 women and children who lost their lives the past few weeks. He said that he is appalled by the war against women and children

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Action Society ondersteun Residentia-inwoners met Raak Betrokke-inisiatief

Die voortslepende onderbrekings in krag- en watervoorsiening in Bethal, Mpumalanga, het ‘n punt bereik waar bejaarde inwoners nadelig beïnvloed word. Residentia Palm Oord, wat omsien na 90 bejaarde inwoners, moet nou alternatiewe versorgingsmetodes in plek sit om veral hul verswakte inwoners te versorg. Volgens Ilse Haasbroek, hoofbestuurder van versorging vir

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No schooling may cause cases of child labour to flare

While the on-going debate regarding the 2020-academic school year endures, a number of parents still have not receive word or work from their schools. Absolute boredom, the concern about a year of their lives being ‘lost’ and a drop in household income, tempts children to enter the labour market. As

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Publicly name vile makers of child sex video

The child pornography video which are currently being circulated are proof that the National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO) must urgently be made public. According to KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza the 30-second video, showing three children engaging in a sexual act, has been widely shared on various social

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