Infographic: Age of Criminal Capacity

The Department of Justice and Correctional Services is reviewing the minimum age of criminal capacity, with a view to raising it.

In a briefing to a joint meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services and Select Committee on Education and Recreation, the Department said that the current ...

The Week Ahead: It’s all about lawmaking, debates and oversight

There's both high policy and low politics on display in the main chambers this week. The National Assembly offers a blend of members' statements; processing of committee reports; discussions of national importance, legislative business and oral questions to the Deputy President and the Governance Cluster. The programme is a bit ...

Infographic: Violence against children - Parliament hears disturbing statistics

On Wednesday, the Portfolio Committee on Social Development received a briefing by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) on a few alarming statistics regarding violence against children. Violence against children covers child murders/homicides, sexual exploitation and trafficking, harmful traditional and cultural practices, child labour and bullying.

SAMRC told the ...

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