National Framework For Programmes For Exploited Children

National Framework For Programmes For Exploited Children BACKGROUND: What is the cause about? The National Department of Social Development (“DSD”) is busy developing a national framework and programmes (focus: education for awareness and prevention) on exploited...

National Health Amendment Bill

National Health Amendment Bill BACKGROUND: What is the cause about? During July 2018, COPE MP, Deidre Carter, published an Explanatory Summary on the proposed National Health Amendment Bill, 2018, requesting public comments on the intended legislation. The Bill seeks...

Legalising online pornography in SA

Say No to Online Pornography UPDATE (March 2019): FILMS AND PUBLICATIONS AMENDMENT BILL  PARLIAMENT SAYS NO TO VILE AND DEHUMANISING PORN, AS BILL GOES TO PRESIDENTThe National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday (19 March) decided to keep in place the prohibitions against the...

Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children

Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children One of the core implications of ‘HUMAN DIGNITY’ is that a human being is not and may not be used as a means to an end. Human beings are always ends in themselves, which places a duty on us to exercise ‘RESPONSIBLE FREEDOM’ in...

Legalising Prostitution: Doing more harm than good?

Legalising Prostitution: Doing 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...

Amending SA’s Abortion Act

Amending the Abortion Act UPDATE (September 2018): CHOICE ON TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY AMENDMENT BILL (the Bill) On 4 September 2018, the Portfolio Committee on Health (the committee) reported to the National Assembly (the First House of Parliament) that the committee...

CAUSE FOR JUSTICE

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