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Department of Social Development Leaders

Minister for Social Development
Deputy Minister for Social Development
Mr. Linton Mchunu
Acting: Director General for Social Development




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 “Women who drink Alcohol while pregnant should be charged" - Bogopane-Zulu

Minister Zulu To Honour and Celebrate Social Workers in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal

207 Children Married in 2021 - Stats SA

Social Development to Host an AU Stakeholder Engagement on Child Marriages

Social Development to Celebrate 113th Birthday of Koko Mashienyane Boshielo with Older Persons in Mphanama Village, Limpopo Province

Minister Zulu to Launch DSD’s Over-The-Top (OTT) Platform

President of the 11th Children’s Parliament Welcomes the Signing of the Bill for Sign Language to be 12th Official Language

The 11th Children’s Parliament Calls For A Total Ban On Alcohol Advertising

Members of the Children’s Parliament Arrive in the Eastern Cape for the 11th Children’s Parliament

The 11th Children's Parliament to Sit in the Eastern Cape

Social Development to Host The 25th Anniversary Conference on South Africa's Population Policy

Deputy Minister Bogopane-Zulu Launches a Multimedia Centre in Charlestown, Kwazulu-Natal Province

Social Development to Commemorate International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Minister Zulu to Update on Measures to Address the Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force Mutual Evaluation Report

Department of Social Development  Visits Farr to Combat FASD

Social Development to Raise Awareness on Drugs

Minister Zulu Calls South Africans to Protect and Uphold the Dignity and Safety of Older Persons

Deputy Minister Bogopane Zulu Takes Anti-Substance Abuse Campaign to the Durban Port of Entry

Public Hearings on the Policy on Persons with Disabilities Continue 

Social Development to Induct the New Panel of Arbitrators for Non-Profit Organisations 

 Social Development’s Social Workers Visit the Forensic Science Laboratory

Speech by the Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, MP on the occasion of the tabling of the Social Development Portfolio Budget Vote 19 to the National Assembly

Deputy Minister Bogopane-Zulu Kicks Off her DDM Outreach in Amajuba