Children's rights activists, advocates and teachers are among those who have been shortlisted to be the Western Cape's first Commissioner for Children.
See profiles of 15 persons short listed for interviews from 18-20 Feb 2020 for the 1st ever Western Cape Commissioner for Children who must promote and protect children’s rights; consult with, listen to and involve children. View profiles @ https://www.wcpp.gov.za/node/7482
If you have any objections or feel that any of the persons listed are not qualified or have experience in working with and for children. Write to the Standing Committee on Social Development in the Western Cape Parliament. Send your objections tothe Parliamentary Committee on Social Development – Gillion Bosman (Chairperson) email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Nomonde Jamce (Procedural Officer) email: email@example.com – for more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Molo Songololo commend all the children and young people from Athlone, Hanover Park, Atlantis, Khayelitsha and Beaufort West, who participated in workshops and those who made written and oral submissions over the last 20 years for the establishment of the Commissioner of Children.
Many girls we work with struggle to access basic sanitary products to maintain dignified menstrual health. Your generous support can help secure basic human dignity for 1012 girls in honour of Nelson Mandela, who was born 102 years ago.
On 18 July 2020 we want to make-up and give out 102 DIGNITY GIFT BAGS for 102 girls. Help us achieve this Nelson Mandela Day Challenge.
You can donate sanitary pads and toiletries that can be dropped off at Molo Songololo’s office at 46 Trill Road Observatory by 18 July or arrange for pick-up.
You can donate;
R100 - one girl gets 3-month’s supply of sanitary pads
R250 - one girl gets 3-month’s supply of sanitary pads and basic toiletries
Name of Bank: First National Bank
Name of Account: Molo Songololo
Account number: 50080601344
Branch Code: 201909
Swift Number: FIRNZAJJ
For children to enjoy their rights, and for their rights to be respected in a free, safe and caring environment.
Advance the rights, care, protection and participation of children through awareness, education, training, advocacy, and the provision of support services.
Respect the rights of all children
Best interest of the child comes first
Do no harm - Listen to children
Equality, non-discrimination and transparency
We provide direct support, counseling, therapeutic and empowerment services to child victims of sexual violence, those at risk and their families.
We inform and educate children about their rights and responsibilities, build children's life'skills and facilitate their participation in law reform and public decision making.
We create awareness about children's rights, care, protection and participation and advocate for their rights to be respected. We also advocate for a national Independent Children's Protector.
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