Bathabile Dlamini

South Africa extends help to disabled abuse victims

The Gender Based Violence Command Centre has expanded its services to make them accessible to people with disabilities. Blind and deaf people are now...

Check Child Protection Register before hiring

Employers should check the National Child Protection Register before they hire people to work with children, which would help to prevent abuse by those...

‘Young people will determine the fate of South Africa’

Launching the UN's new State of the World’s Population Report on Tuesday, minister of social development Bathabile Dlamini said South Africa's predominantly youthful population had the potential to spur economic growth and social change. Read the full text of her speech.

‘Young people will determine the fate of South Africa’

Launching the UN's new State of the World’s Population Report on Tuesday, minister of social development Bathabile Dlamini said South Africa's predominantly youthful population had the potential to spur economic growth and social change. Read the full text of her speech.

South African victims of Lagos tragedy return home

Two months after the fatal collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the South African victims returned home to an emotional reception ceremony at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on Sunday.

South African victims of Lagos tragedy return home

Two months after the fatal collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the South African victims returned home to an emotional reception ceremony at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on Sunday.

Annual Nelson Mandela Children’s Parliament calls for children’s ombudsman

Some 108 children got their chance to speak truth to power as members of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Parliament this week, calling for stricter policing of child right’s violations.

Call to help identify child-headed households

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has called on South Africans to help identify and locate child- and youth-headed households in the country, to ensure that they receive the necessary support from the government.

Call to help identify child-headed households

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has called on South Africans to help identify and locate child- and youth-headed households in the country, to ensure that they receive the necessary support from the government.

‘Make use of services for children with disabilities’

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has urged the parents of children with disabilities to make use of government services available to assist them. The minister's call comes after reports emerged of a girl with disabilities being locked up in a shack in Alexandra, Johannesburg.