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Save the Children calls on the SAPS to do a thorough investigation in the Dros Rape Case

Save the Children calls on the SAPS to do a thorough investigation in the Dros Rape Case

Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) calls on the South African Police Services to conduct a thorough investigation to ensure that the man who allegedly raped a 7-year-old at a Dros restaurant in Pretoria last week, remains behind bars. We welcome the fact that the suspect will remain in custody while the police continue with their probe.

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South Africa to host its first Global Goals World Cup tournament

South Africa to host its first Global Goals World Cup tournament

The Embassy of Ireland, Save the Children South Africa, Eir-Soccer, the Royal Danish Embassy of Denmark, Danida, and Global Communications, are among the stakeholders hosting a football tournament for women supporting the United Nations 17 Global Goals dubbed ‘Global Goals World Cup’ (GGWCup) on 13 October 2018.

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Breastfeeding is the foundation of life

Breastfeeding is the foundation of life

Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) has urged mothers in Phuthaditjhaba in the Free State, to exclusively breastfeed their infants during the first six months. This was part of the child-rights organisation’s awareness drive during this World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August).
 

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Human trafficking under the spotlight

Human trafficking under the spotlight

Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) CEO Gugu Ndebele, has called for action against the scourge of human trafficking in southern Africa. Ndebele was speaking at a march held in the Mozambican town of Ressano Garcia, near the border with South Africa early this month.
 

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Hlayisanani ECD Centre was my Home

Hlayisanani ECD Centre was my Home

“I remember being a child, having many mothers who loved me, dished up for me, wiped my tears, and picked me up when I fell. I remember having many friends, because our mothers here at Hlayisanani taught us how to love one another,” said Sharon Maboko, an Alumni of the Hlayisanani ECD Centre in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg.
 

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Child Care and Protection Policy on Its Way

Child Care and Protection Policy on Its Way

The Child Care and Protection Policy could be approved by Cabinet next month, revealed Professor Roseline September from the Department of Social Development, during a Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) seminar at the Marlboro Community Centre in late June.

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