Celebrating 40 Years of Child Protection

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Western Cape Commissioner for Children

 

Children's rights activists, advocates and teachers are among those who have been shortlisted to be the Western Cape's first Commissioner for Children.


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Who will be the Commissioner?

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: gbosman@wcpp.gov.za or Nomonde Jamce (Procedural Officer) email: njamce@wcpp.gov.za – for more info contact info@molo.org.za

Celebrating young people participation in law making

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. 

Nelson Mandela Day Challenge 2020 DIGNITY FOR 102 GIRLS

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

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

About Us

Vision

For children to enjoy their rights, and for their rights to be respected in a free, safe and caring environment.

Mission

Advance the rights, care, protection and participation of children through awareness, education, training, advocacy, and the provision of support services. 

Principles

Respect the rights of all children

Best interest of the child comes first

Do no harm - Listen to children

Equality, non-discrimination and transparency


Programmes

Child Protection and Victim Empowerment

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  We provide direct support, counseling, therapeutic and empowerment services to child victims of sexual violence, those at risk and their families. 

Child and Youth Empowerment

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 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.  

Awareness and Advocacy

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  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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Molo Songololo

46 Trill Road Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape 7925, ZA

021 448 5421 | info@molo.org.za

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm

Saturday: By appointment