Childrens' Rights

Children without documentation are denied their basic rights

Undocumented children are denied their right to education, and access to government school nutrition support

Landmark moment for children’s rights in South Africa

The constitutionality of corporal punishment in the home will be determined by the apex court

Three years on and no compensation for Limpopo family whose child ‘died like a dog’

Education authorities face R1.5bn worth of claims, with Limpopo being the worst culprit.

​Cast aside at birth for being intersex

Malume Ngwenya, activist with Intersex Advocacy of Zimbabwe speaks to Carl Collison about being intersex and how that effected family relations.

SA joins the global fight to stop unnecessary genital surgery on intersex babies

South Africa has raised its concern over intersex genital mutilation with the UN. Now it’s a matter of practising what it preaches at home.

SA’s children need their own commissioner, says UN

The United Nations child rights body spells out its views on how to better protect the youngsters.

Vuwani destruction: A people at war with themselves

The futures of children and long-term development are not chips to be used for political gain, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

Ghana’s formidable ‘queen mothers’ rise up

Women chiefs are playing an increasingly important role in the country’s development, advocating for women's and children's rights.

Conflict hits Burundi’s street kids

It's feared that Burundi's homeless children will suffer devastating consequences in the wake of political violence, rising food prices and sanctions.

Great things happen when pupils’ views are taken seriously

Many SA schools lack basic equipment like chairs and textbooks but research shows they could still succeed – by taking learners' ideas more seriously.

Afghanistan contemplates law that would silence battered women

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai is deciding whether to veto a "backward" law that would restrict prosecutions for domestic and child abuse.

Children should be heard

President Jacob Zuma ended the Cabinet lekgotla by calling on government leadership to play an active role in public-participation programmes.

Latest

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories