Allegations of sexual assault can be pursued at any time and are no longer restricted to 20 years‚ the High Court in Johannesburg ruled on 19 June 2017. The Constitutional Court has to confirm the high court ruling before it comes into effect. The Constitutional Court confirmation is expected soon. Judge Hartford has given Parliament [...]
Litres for Education is an innovative fundraising campaign that offers South Africans an opportunity to support their local school, charity or community project at no cost to themselves. We are excited to have joined litresforeducation.co.za – an initiative whereby 10c for every litre of fuel you fill up with at participating garages is donated to your charity [...]
n June 2017, we hosted a program at Sion Primary school at Bhamshela. The Department of Education and the Department of Social Development spoke to pupils about child protection issues. Remember that if something happens to you, the perpetrator is to blame—not you. If you are worried about a situation, contact: • The South African Police – [...]
June is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, with a specific focus on 16 June, which is also known as Youth Day. Youth Day pays tribute to the school pupils who lost their lives during the 1976 uprising in Soweto. Childline KZN Operations Manager, Adeshini Naicker said, “At Childline KZN we applaud and remember [...]
On 9 June 2017, we hosted a program at Cathulani creche at Inanda. Children listened to a talk on child protection awareness and they were given a goodie bag.
National Child Protection Week is observed in South Africa annually to raise awareness of the rights of children. The campaign, which began in 1997, also aims to mobilise all sectors of society to ensure the care and protection of children. The theme for this year is “let us protect children to move South Africa forward”. [...]
On 8 June 2017, we hosted a program at Siphelele creche at Ndwedwe. Children were entertained by our mascots who taught them how to protect themselves and how to report abuse.
We all have a responsibility towards each other, let’s start making incremental changes to improve the lives of people around us, and deliver demonstrable benefits for entire communities. It’s so rewarding to help our communities as the results are so significant. We at Childline KZN participate in a number of community projects as seen in [...]
Child trafficking is rife in South Africa as it has become one of the fastest growing businesses of organised crime in the world. A victim of child trafficking is forced or lied to and then moved (from their home) in order to be exploited for sexual purposes (rape, porn, prostitution), cheap labour or their body [...]
Childline KZN is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Therapeutic manager Joyclyn Jess Govender is a social worker by profession and was previously employee at Child Welfare. We wish her everything of the best and look forward to a fruitful and lasting relationship. Childline KZN is pleased to announce the [...]