People’s Commission of Inquiry into Child Safety in the Western Cape

Former South African Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner, Glenda Wildschut has agreed to serve as one of three commissioners for the People’s Commission of Inquiry into Child Safety in the Western Cape. The Western Cape office of the South African Human Rights Commission will also participate in the proceedings. Public hearings will be held from the 18th of July to the 24th of September 2018 in the City of Cape Town and five municipal districts.  Drawing on the Nelson Mandela Centenary commemoration’s slogan, Be the legacy, the People’s Commission of Inquiry has started with children drafting a Children’s Rights to Safety Charter.

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