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Minister: Bathabile Olive Dlamini
Deputy Minister: Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu
Deputy Minister
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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, USAID AGREEMENT TO IMPROVE SERVICES TO VULNERABLE CHILDREN Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Media Advisory 


South Africa has over 19 million children – more than a third of the population – of whom an estimated 60% are said to be living in poverty.  Orphans, vulnerable children and youth face many challenges from the responsibility of caring for sick and dying parents to a lack of resources to meet basic needs such as food, shelter, education and health care.
 
These challenges can have an adverse impact on children’s psychological and physical well-being, school attendance and educational achievement, and development of knowledge, skills and values for constructive participation in society.
 

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President Zuma to celebrate 20 Years of Freedom with Faith-Based Organisations Print E-mail
Friday, 08 August 2014

 Media Advisory

His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, together with Social Development Minister, Ms Bathabile Dlamini and some Members of the Cabinet will meet representatives of the faith-based sector in continuing with the 2014 theme of celebrating the country’s 20 Years of Freedom.
 
Historically, in South Africa, the church and religious organisations have played a key role in the fight against racial discrimination and domination.
 

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MINISTER DLAMINI TO LAUNCH CHILD AND YOUTH HEADED HOUSEHOLD REGISTER IN MSINGA, KWA-ZULU NATAL PROVINCE Print E-mail
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Media Advisory


The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini will, on 01 August 2014, launch the Child- and Youth-Headed Household Register in Msinga, Kwa-Zulu Natal.  The Register will help to identify and locate child- and youth-headed households across the country so that interventions to assist them can be made.

As part of the launch, Minister Dlamini will officially hand over a renovated and furnished house to the Ngubane family, a youth headed household in Msinga.

 

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