13 April 2017 - No child should be denied their right to learn because of poverty.
CAPE TOWN, 10 April 2017 - The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is to review why children born in South Africa to foreign parents are not automatically awarded citizenship by the Department of Home Affairs.
22 March 2017 - The DA will submit parliamentary questions to the Department of Basic Education regarding the involvement of the South African Council of Educators (SACE) in the investigation into the fatal assault of the fourteen-year-old Siphamandla Choma who tragically passed away yesterday.
9 February 2017 - The groups presented extensive expert evidence showing that child victims or offenders who were identified in the media suffered extensive psychological harm.
PRETORIA, 24 January 2017 - To improve learner literacy levels, President Jacob Zuma has urged parents who are able read to do so with their children to inspire a love of learning in the country's future leaders.
CAPE TOWN - The University of Cape Town’s Children’s Institute says social grants do help address some challenges facing minors living in poverty.
18 November 2016 - South African children are hungry and abused. The startling details are contained in a report released on Friday by the Nelson Mandela Children's Foundation.
PRETORIA, 15 August 2016 - In a victory for children’s rights, the Constitutional Court has confirmed the principle that the best interests of children should always prevail, and that the arrest and detention of a child by the police should be done as a measure of absolute last resort.
3 June 2016 - South Africa’s first nationwide study on sex abuse has found that one in three young people will experience some form of sexual abuse before the age of 17, with boys at a higher risk than girls.
8 April 2016 - Siphokazi Tyalidikazi was 13 when she was caned with a hosepipe by her Grade 5 English teacher after she was accused of not completing her classwork - an incident that has resulted in her being unable to use her right hand.