Today, the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child. The day promotes the empowerment of girls and highlights existing challenges faced by girls all over the world.
Each year on the 5th of October, World Teachers’ Day is celebrated in over a 100 countries, including South Africa. The day brings together governments, NGO’s, teachers and experts in the field of teaching for discussions on policies, legislation and recommendations to be implemented in an effort to cultivate a thriving society through education.
The Department of Home Affairs given until March 2018 to reopen and maintain a fully functional refugee office in Cape Town.
Today, 29 September 2017, in the Supreme Court of Appeal, a decision taken by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) to close the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office (CTRRO) was declared unlawful. Read our press release here.