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Activism against violence gets a year-long extension

Crime Line has teamed up with the Department of Women to extend the annual 16 Days of Activism for a year. The partners will hold national and provincial dialogues in urban and rural areas to empower people. Activism needs to continue until women and children are no longer threatened, they say.

Mam’ Khanyi rescues Hillbrow’s forgotten children

The Home of HopeAmong the criminals, gangsters, refugees and working people in Joburg's teeming inner city flatlands are many street children. Usually forced into prostitution and crime, there is often no escape, but Khanyisile Motsa offers a ray of hope.

Mam’ Khanyi rescues Hillbrow’s forgotten children

Among the criminals, gangsters, refugees and working people in Joburg's teeming inner city flatlands are many street children. Abandoned, runaways, orphans or victims of child trafficking, they are usually forced into prostitution and crime. There is often no escape, but Khanyisile Motsa offers a ray of hope.

The fight to stop teenage pregnancy

Being a parent is one of the toughest, most relentless jobs there is; being a teenage parent is that much worse, because essentially you are a still a child yourself. South Africa has a large number of pregnant teens, often pointing to a lack of education and socio-economic issues.

Keep our youth drug free

Nisaa helps women at risk

Disadvantaged women who are abused – particularly by their partners – can get assistance through the Nisaa Institute for Women’s Development, which offers public awareness and advocacy, training and counselling, among other services.

Tackling child abuse online

The Volunteer Child Network website offers volunteers access to a range of information, including details of over 500 organisations active in combating child abuse.

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