Our Written Comments on Dept. of Basic Education Admission Policy

On 12 March 2021, the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town submitted written comments to the Department of Basic Education in response to their draft policy - the Admission Policy for Ordinary Public Schools, as contemplated in section 12(3)(a)(i) of the South African Schools Act, 1996.

Our Written Comments on the Draft One-Stop Border Post Policy

Read Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town's written comments on the South African government's draft One-Stop Border Post Policy.

Our Written Comments on Draft Official Identity Management Policy

Read the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town's written comments on the South African Government’s draft Official Identity Management Policy.

Scalabrini submits written comments on the Children’s Amendment Bill

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Taking back the power and finding strength | #HelpingHandsSGBV

Although Mawuwa’s* story is one of abuse starting in her home country of Burundi, it is also a story of strength. She has never given up on fighting for herself and her children to have a better life.

From silence to empowerment with Adonis Musati | #HelpingHandsSGBV

As the manager of the counseling centre and Women’s Empowerment Programme at Adonis Musati Project, Sylvie Mbebe has been the first point of contact for many people affected by sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The Women’s Empowerment Programme focuses on reasons abuse could happen, facing abuse in a country that is not your home and how to move from being a victim to seeking help and even becoming an advocate against SGBV.