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‘Everyone speaks about their rights but what are the responsibilities,’ says IHATA shelter CEO on killing of 14-year-old girl

By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert As the Mitchells Plain community mourns the loss of yet another young life, the provocative question is, when will the brutal murders of young children end. 14-year-old, Naeema Marshall, from Beacon Valley was visiting family in Budhi Crescent, Eerste River on Monday afternoon when she was[…]

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“The biggest disease around child protection matters is ignorance,” says director at shelter on the Cape Flats

By Aneeqa du Plessis With child protection month being commemorated in May, Non-Profit Organization (NPO) Ihata Shelter for Abused women and children in Heideveld on the Cape Flats has reiterated the importance of supporting survivors of abuse. Speaking on VOC’s Breakfast show on Tuesday morning, Director at Ihata Shelter Nuraan[…]

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IHATA facing difficulties as international donor cuts funding

The IHATA Shelter for Abused Women and Children is facing major financial difficulties as their operational funding from an international donor will be cut. The shelter serves the community with various programmes that uplift abused women and children. The global funding climate for Non-Governmental Organisations who work with softer skills[…]

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