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COVID-19: Gov. must act in the best interest of the child

COVID-19: Gov. must act in the best interest of the child

A child's best interests are of paramount importance in every matter concerning the child, as mentioned in the South African constitution. The United Nation Convention on the Right of child (UNCRC) further states that “States Parties undertake to ensure the child such protection and care as is necessary for his or her well-being, taking into account the rights and duties of his or her parents, legal guardians, or other individuals legally responsible for him or her, and, to this end, shall take all appropriate legislative and administrative measures”.
 

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B-BBEE & non-profits’ fundraising efforts

B-BBEE & non-profits’ fundraising efforts

With fewer companies reported increased corporate social investment (CSI) expenditure in 2019, charity organisations are forced to think about various ways of tapping into different expenditure lines of corporations in order to sustain their projects.
 

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CEO COLUMN: Fathers of the Revolution

CEO COLUMN: Fathers of the Revolution

This Sunday was Father’s Day, and, like many other families, we have a tradition in our house in which my wife and daughter make me breakfast in bed. However, this Sunday I first had to do a TV interview about child murder.
I work at Save the Children, and this is part of my job.

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#Lockdowndairies: A tale of a village girl

#Lockdowndairies: A tale of a village girl

On the 23rd of March President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a national Lockdown and from that day our lives changed. As a Grade 11 learner from the Kgakgoa Secondary School, in Ga-Chokwe Village in Moletjie (Limpopo) , my whole school life has been disrupted. I’ve had to quickly learn and master the skill of self-studying, which has not been easy.
 

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Building wells in the Covid-19 era

Building wells in the Covid-19 era

We have all heard a similar story; a well-meaning NGO ventures off to save the women of a village by building a well in the heart of their community, only to discover that the women preferred to walk the distance to collect water from a nearby source. 
 

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Unity Key in Push for Social Justice

Unity Key in Push for Social Justice

Strategic collaboration between the private sector, civil society and government has never been more important. 
 The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise despite the lockdown. Infections are now rising at a rate of over 200 a day This is only the beginning.

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