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  • Author: Precious Motha
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    The Minister said that the proposed new legislation will raise awareness of the nature of abuse and the negative impact of corporal punishment on childhood development.'We also need to help parents find more positive alternative forms of discipline', she added.

  • Author: Precious Motha
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    As the world marked World Hunger Day 28 May 2014, many across the African continent still did not know where their next meal would come from. The day is commemorated annually across the globe with the aim of finding solutions to eradicate hunger.

  • Author: Precious Motha
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    According to the NACSA report, there were only 297 unmatched parents for 428 unmatched children available for adoption.This was based on a review of the Registry of Adoptable Children & Parents (RACAP) from November 2013.

  • Author: Precious Motha
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    On Friday 9 May 2014, the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS), a human rights organisation based at the University of the Witwatersrand, and Cornell Law School’s Avon Global Center for Women and Justice and International Human Rights Clinic, released a report on sexual violence by educators i

  • Author: Precious Motha
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    Since the 2012 release, the Principles have dramatically raised awareness of children and youth as critical stakeholders of business.

  • Author: Precious Motha
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    On Monday, the bakkie, carrying 29 schoolchildren, plunged into a farm sludge dam in Rietvlei. Five children were killed. The driver would appear in the Greytown Magistrate's Court on Wednesday to face charges of murder, attempted murder, and reckless or negligent driving.

  • Author: Precious Motha
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    The fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG 5) established the goal of a 75% reduction in the maternal mortality ratio (MMR; number of maternal deaths per 100 000 livebirths) between 1990 and 2015.

  • Author: Precious Motha
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    Children's rights to education, healthcare and services are not picketed and protested over nor considered an election issue by communities because they don't even know what children's rights are, said by nongovernmental organisations .

  • Author: Precious Motha
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    The CoE is one of five new Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation CoEs approved last month by the Minister of Science and Technology, Derek Hanekom, in order to promote collaborative and interdisciplinary research among research-performing institutions, and to provide h

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    Statistics South Africa released a report on Poverty Trends in South Africa showed a strong link between increased level of education and decreased levels of poverty.

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