Wednesday, 25 November 2015

NACSA Launches Their 16 Days of Activism Campaign - Raising Awareness Around Abandonment

Child Abandonment and Illegal Abortions on the Increase

Government, child protection organisations and civil society need to find common ground to address humanitarian crisis facing SA’s vulnerable children and mothers.

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Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Swapped babies to remain with families raising them

Three judges of the Pretoria High Court decided on Monday that two toddlers swapped at birth must remain with the families who have raised them.

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Thursday, 12 November 2015

Paternity Leave

Every father will love the day that he can say “I am going on paternity leave as my baby is on the way”. There is a recent judgment of MIA v State Information Technology Agency (PTY) LTD [1] which is a labour Court Decision, which enables some fathers to do just that. This is a progressive judgment as, until recently, such an avenue did not exist.

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Monday, 2 November 2015

Gauteng's abandoned babies: A growing social crisis

Almost 400 babies have been abandoned in Gauteng hospitals over the past three years. Fear, resentment and poverty are just some of the reasons cited for parents walking away from their newborns.

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