Category Archives: Helplines

SA celebrates women

The role women play in shaping and moving society forward will come to the fore at the National Women’s Day celebrations in Galeshewe, Kimberley. President Jacob Zuma is expected to deliver the keynote address tomorrow at the commemoration. The event will be held under the theme ‘The Year of OR Tambo: Women United in Moving

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Break the stigma of substance abuse

28 June 2017 Gauteng MEC for Social Development, Nandi Mayathula-Khoza, has called for closer cooperation between communities, local government and law enforcement agents to win the fight against drug abuse. “Community support and aftercare is extremely important to prevent, treat, rehabilitate and accept those addicted to substances. We need to break the stigma and promote

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Know more about Child SA

Original article on news24.com | 28 March 2017 | Nosipho Mkhize THE Childline movement in South Africa was initiated in 1986 with the establishment of Childline KwaZulu-Natal after paediatric staff at Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal noted with concern the number of children attending clinics or hospitalised with non-accidental injury.  Children disclosed that they had no

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6 Useful Tools for Beating Addiction

Original article  on operationmeditation.com  | 27  March 2017 | by Operation Meditation Ready to kick a habit that’s been kicking you? Is it time to release the hold that something has over you and start to live life – addiction free? A compulsion toward any sort of substance is hard to overcome; whether it’s to food,

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Africa: To End HIV Epidemic, Listen to the Youth

Original article on allafrica.com | 14 March 2017 | by Ange Kagame We have what it takes to change the course of our generation’s destiny. Will we all rise to the occasion? I grew up in Africa in the ’90s, a period now often called the continent’s lost decade. It is a decade that many Africans associate

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Universities to improve access for disabled

Original article on bizcommunity.com | 27 February 2017 The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has invested about R175.6 million to ensure that students and staff with disabilities have improved access to university facilities. The department on Tuesday said the money will be invested in infrastructure, as well as teaching and learning aids for

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Parental tips to prevent underage drinking

Original article on alexnews.co.za | 19 December 2016 With the festive season setting in, along with the possibility of underage drinking from frenzy of the celebrations, the South African Breweries (SAB) is empowering parents with the tools to speak to youths about why they should wait before having that first sip of alcohol. With the

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Help prevent violence towards women and children

Original article on tembisan.co.za | 6 December 2016 “Count me in: Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward.” This is the theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism. For the 16th year, South Africa will take part in the global 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which runs from November

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