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  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    Statistician-General Pali Lehohla said while addressing media in Pretoria at the release of the SA Demographic and Health Survey 2016 (SADHS2016).

    "So there are signs which show is that it is not so."

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    It’s the start of Child Protection Week in South Africa.


    Police statistics show every three days a child is raped or murdered in South Africa. Khayelistsha’s residents are coming together to demand an end to the violence.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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     Motshekga told reporters at a media briefing in Parliament this week that at a meeting between the portfolio committee on education and basic education and officials from the transport department on Tuesday, the committee was

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    These disturbing discoveries were made by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) this week, during oversight visits to health care facilities in the province’s Xhariep District Municipality, when health workers revealed how serious a problem malnutrition was to children under five years of age.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    Pornhub is just one of thousands of porn websites so these figures help us to gain some idea of just how much porn is available online. So what are the chances of young children viewing porn online?

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    There are around 437 informal settlement pockets in Cape Town, a provincial capital in South Africa. Nestled beneath the picturesque Table Mountain, the city is known as a premier tourist attraction, drawing crowds from all over the world to its restaurants, beaches and other attractions.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    There are around 437 informal settlement pockets in Cape Town, a provincial capital in South Africa. Nestled beneath the picturesque Table Mountain, the city is known as a premier tourist attraction, drawing crowds from all over the world to its restaurants, beaches and other attractions.

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    The U.N. Human Rights Council, based in Geneva, created an “independent expert” charged with identifying the root causes of violence and discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, and then talking with governments about ways to protect them.

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    In the run-up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics is launching a new eAtlas of Gender Inequality in Education, which shows that girls are twice as likely as boys to remain completely excluded from education.

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    Cabinet approved the National Integrated Early Childhood Development (ECD) Policy. The policy was developed in consultation with various stakeholders in the sector. It went through public consultation in February 2015.

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