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PLOTT: ‘More aggressive and holistic approach’ needed to address violence against women and children

“[…] While we recognise the gains made with amendments to The Domestic Violence Act and the establishment of a Gender-based Violence Unit in the TTPS, the continuing scourge of violence against women and children requires a more aggressive and holistic approach from those in authority. “We are reminded that the …

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Swiss prosecutor: ‘Clear signs of criminal behaviour by Infantino’; Fifa: Report ‘malicious and defamatory’

Dr Stefan Keller: “There are clear indications of criminal behaviour on the part of the Fifa president…” Fifa press office: “Fifa and the Fifa president are shocked by the statement issued today by ‘special prosecutor’ Stefan Keller. This statement is both malicious and defamatory in nature and demonstrates his extreme …

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Sex education, gender policy and pepper spray; Womantra’s wish-list to address gender-based violence

“[…] Amend, implement, and budget for the National Gender Policy. A formalised  multi-sectoral  approach to awareness raising, prevention and accountability must be applied to all aspects of gender-equality, including gender-based violence.  “These interventions should include private and state actors, communities, etc…” The following is a press statement from Womantra, which …

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‘Dangerous to the extreme!’ MSJ points to ‘disturbing’ amendments proposed for Public Procurement Act

“[…] The proposal to amend the act by making the procurement by ‘public bodies or state-controlled enterprises of legal services; financial services; accounting and audit services; medical services; or such other services as the minister may, by order, determine […] subject to negative resolution of Parliament’ exempt from the requirements …

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