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     Speaking at the launch of National Disability Rights Awareness Month on Monday, the Minister said the policy includes a monitoring and evaluation framework that will allow her department to track progress made in eradicating inequalities and reducing poverty among people with disabilities and th

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    The child was seven when her father allegedly started raping her. She was 10 when she gave evidence against him in court, which led to his conviction. As her father faces a possible life term in prison and she is worried about him being jailed, she now wants to recant her version of the events.

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    There are 1.5 million orphans in the care of relatives who qualify in terms of the law for the Foster Child Grant (FCG). However less than 500 000 are getting it.

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    2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement Speech

    Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene

    22 October 2014

    Honourable Speaker

    Mister President

    Deputy President

    Cabinet Colleagues and Deputy Ministers

    Governor and Governor-Designate of the Reserve Bank

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    There’s only one year or so left for them to become compliant with the legislation, which obliges companies and businesses to take active measures to protect your privacy, data and personal information and naturally they’re bridling at the cost.

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     The 2014 theme reflects on the high prevalence of violence against South Africa’s children, and how this situation can be addressed by strengthening the prevention and early intervention components of the child protection system.

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    The objectives of World Food Day are to:

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    Children must go to school and not be financially exploited.  In the poor countries of the world, 60% of the present population is under 25 years of age.  It is a prerequisite for peaceful global development that the rights of children and young people be respected.

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    In 2011, a United Nations resolution established 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC), a day designated for promoting the rights of girls and addressing the unique challenges they face.

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    Members of the Child Protection Unit, a branch of the Family Violence and Sexual Offences Division, took time out to engage and educate the children on different matters relating to their safety and what to do when they find themselves in dangerous situations.

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