Social Affairs

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Report on UN Disability Rights Drawn Up

Department of Social Development

The social development department has called for comment on a draft report outlining South Africa’s implementation of a United Nations convention on the rights of the disabled.

The Draft First Periodic Country Report to the United Nations on the Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in South Africa was published in notice 445 in Government Gazette 38802.

Children's Amendment Bill Tabled in Parliament

Department of Social Development

The Children’s Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament.

The bill’s explanatory summary was published in Government Gazette 38703 in April 2015.

White Paper on Human Settlements Imminent

Department of Human Settlements

A White Paper on Human Settlements will soon be released for public comment.

The human settlements minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, revealed this during her budget vote speech in parliament.

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