Molo Songololo

NGO’s join forces to tackle GBV in Delft

By Lee-Yandra Paulsen Six non-profit organizations have joined forces to combat violence against children in Delft, a high-risk area for youth. Molo Songololo Director, Patric Solomons, spoke to VOC Breakfast on Friday about their fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the community. “Two quarters ago, Delft had the highest murder[…]

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Child rights organisation Molo Songolo work with children, promoting their rights, care, and protection

By Kouthar Sambo As the festive season takes the forefront, dozens of children are left vulnerable to increased risks of substance abuse and negligence. Speaking on VOC’s Breakfast show on Wednesday, Director Patric Solomons at Molo Songololo said the organizations assist and empower children and youth. The child rights organisation[…]

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Child murders soar under minimal intervention

Cape Town has seen a rapid increase in the number of children reported missing and later killed which creates great concern to child protection and advocacy group Molo Songololo. Earlier this week the body of missing toddler Oderick Lucas was discovered in a drain by children trying to retrieve a[…]

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Mixed reaction to spanking ruling

By: Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed South African parents have been left torn after the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg ruled that parents will no longer be able to use the defence of ‘reasonable chastisement’ if they are later accused of assault. Judge Raylene Keightley handed down the judgement that[…]

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Teens raping kids on the rise

Child rights group Molo Songololo says the number of cases of young teens raping even younger children is increasing. The organisation was reacting after a 16-year-old was arrested for allegedly raping two girls, one aged nine and the other a five-year-old. According to police spokesman Noloyiso Rwexana, the boy allegedly[…]

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Porn judgment shocking: NGO

Molo Songololo has expressed shock and disgust at a judgement issued by the sexual offences court in Parow, which let a convicted child pornographer seemingly off the hook with a suspended 8 year sentence. Andries Petrus Retief was convicted of luring minors to his farm in Durbanville, where he proceeded[…]

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