Tag Archives | Women and Children

The South African government has failed our children

The following speech was delivered today by DA Shadow Minister of Social Development, Bridget Masango MP, during the debate on 16 Days of Activism For No Violence Against Women And Children in the National Assembly.   Honourable Speaker, South Africa’s government has failed its children. As we speak: There are 11.9 million beneficiaries of child…

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SAPS fails 7 500 more women and children than they did last year

It was revealed in Parliament today that over the past six months, almost 7 500 more women and children were victims of crime, compared to the same time last year. This came to light in the Second Quarterly Performance Report that was presented by the South African Police Service (SAPS) to the Police Portfolio Committee….

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Parliament to debate the scourge of crime and murder in South Africa

On Tuesday, 31 October, Parliament will debate the scourge of crime and murder in South Africa, as requested by the DA. The recent crime statistics have shown that all South Africans, irrespective of race or background, can become a target of violent crime. Every South African knows the feeling of fearing for their life and…

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This ANC government has failed women and children

The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by the DA’s Shadow Minister of Police, Zakhele Mbhele MP, during the debate on violence against women and children. This debate is important because women and children in our country deserve to live in safe homes and to be able to walk in safe streets. This debate is…

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