Child Protection Week to focus on issues faced by SA's children

2016-05-29 15:34

Jenni Evans, News24

Cape Town – Child Protection Week started on Sunday with government and civil society planning to spend the next seven days paying attention to some of the difficult issues faced by South Africa's young people.

The Gauteng government is focusing on drug rehabilitation for youths in the province battling with addiction to the point of being a danger to themselves.

Social Development MEC, Nandi Mayathula-Khoza, would to spend the time educating families and children about children's rights, with the help of the National Prosecuting Authority and the justice department.

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