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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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Back to the future: Quality education through respect, commitment and accountability

Back to the future: Quality education through respect, commitment and accountability

The challenges confronting today’s youth range from socio-economic, to holding leaders accountable, and, above all, to forging a culture of mutual respect across race, class and gender lines.
 

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Save the Children's Role in Fight Against Malnutrition Hailed

Save the Children's Role in Fight Against Malnutrition Hailed

Save the Children South Africa’s (SCSA) role in the fight against malnutrition has been praised by government and community members in Limpopo.  The organisation, in partnership with the provincial government, held a Child Health Awareness Day in Mashashane Village on 14 June 2018. This was part of SCSA’s health and nutrition project called Sireletsa Bana.
 

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