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CAUSE FOR JUSTICE LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN AGAINST FIFTY SHADES FREED FILM

On February 15, 2018, Posted by , In News,

Cause for Justice (CFJ) has launched a campaign on the Fifty Shades Freed film, as part of its wider focus to oppose the normalising of sexual abuse and violence against women. The campaign seeks to create awareness and educate the public on the harms of messages that normalise and romanticise…

PRESS RELEASE BY CAUSE FOR JUSTICE: 14 FEBRUARY 2018

On February 14, 2018, Posted by , In News,

* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE * SUBJECT: National Assembly preparing to debate legislation on ‘legal pornography’ The Films and Publications Amendment Bill (the Bill) has been tabled for debate at its Second Reading in the National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday, 27 February 2018. Essentially, the Bill will widen the scope of ‘legal…

Legalising Prostitution: Doing more harm than good?

On January 30, 2018, Posted by , In Causes,

Will the decriminalisation of adult prostitution do more harm than good? Recent developments In December 2017, a resolution to decriminalise adult prostitution was adopted at the ANC National Elective Conference. The adoption of the resolution signals an intention to completely depart from the current South African legal position that prostitution…

Will the decriminalisation of adult prostitution do more harm than good?

On January 24, 2018, Posted by , In Blog,

Will the decriminalisation of adult prostitution do more harm than good? Recent developments In December 2017, a resolution to decriminalise adult prostitution was adopted at the ANC National Elective Conference. The adoption of the resolution signals an intention to completely depart from the current South African legal position that prostitution…

SUBMISSIONS: Draft BASIC EDUCATION LAWS AMENDMENT BILL

On January 11, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized,

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Cause for Justice Enters the Fray on Education Laws Amendment Bill

On January 11, 2018, Posted by , In Media briefings,

MEDIA BRIEFING: 10 JANUARY 2018 CAUSE FOR JUSTICE ENTERS THE FRAY ON EDUCATION LAWS AMENDMENT BILL Cause for Justice (‘CFJ’) today submitted written comments on the draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (‘the BELA Bill’) to the Department of Basic Education. CFJ’s submissions focus on the detrimental impact the BELA…

PRESS RELEASE BY CAUSE FOR JUSTICE: 21 NOVEMBER 2017

On November 24, 2017, Posted by , In Media briefings,News,

* IMMEDIATE RELEASE * SUBJECT: Portfolio Committee on Communications signs off on proposals to widen the scope of legal pornography On Tuesday, 21 November 2017 the Portfolio Committee on Communications, National Assembly (PCC, NA) concluded its deliberations on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill and adopted the Bill in its…

PETITION – SAY NO TO ONLINE PORN IN SA

On November 8, 2017, Posted by , In Causes, Tags: ,

For background information, scroll down or visit our Cause page. Sign the Petition against Online Pornography I support the submissions made by Cause For Justice to the effect that: 1. “Revenge porn”, child pornography and depictions of sexual assault of children must be criminalised; 2. The online distribution of *pornography must…

The king is dead… Emancipating (enslaving) and (dis)empowering women

On October 19, 2017, Posted by , In Blog,

Blog in response to Parliamentary Debate: National Women’s Day: The emancipation and empowerment of women – 18 October 2017 What Hefner tried to sell as emancipating and empowering, history and research has shown to be utterly enslaving and profoundly disempowering.   The king is dead… On 27 September, Hugh Hefner died….

Religion in Public Schools: THE BAD NEWS ABOUT THE GOOD NEWS

On September 28, 2017, Posted by , In Blog,

Religion in Public Schools: THE BAD NEWS ABOUT THE GOOD NEWS A warning to all School Governing Bodies (ONLY PUBLIC SCHOOLS) Earlier this month, Cause for Justice, communicated its decision to not launch a public interest appeal on limited grounds, mainly because of 3 inter-related reasons, which were: The outcome…