“There is a need for policy and legislation that creates an environment where fathers could care for, engage with and support their children” – White Paper on the Family
Challenges for children born to undocumented parents.
The Refugees Amendment Act of 2017 introduces new restrictive changes to the country’s asylum seeker policy, many of which relate to asylum seekers’ right to work. The Act’s curtailments on asylum seekers’ rights to work will have many possible social, political and economic ramifications in the country.
“The intention of public participation provisions in the Constitution is clear – to influence government policy outcomes so that they reflect “the will of the people”. Therefore, a vibrant civil society plays an indispensable role in a democracy. It facilitates public engagement with government organs, including legislatures, and ensures that institutions, policies and laws enjoy legitimacy among citizens.” – Nkosikhulule Nyembezi & Sam Waterhouse
On 1st February 1997 the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act was passed by Parliament. Since then, many thousands of unborn children have been killed, their dignity and humanity counting for nothing. To mark this anniversary, and to pray for a change of heart on the part of all who disregard the rights of unborn children,
Holy Mass will be celebrated.
Held in Johannesburg at the Sacred Heart College, this Roundtable attracted more than 90 people, representing…