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

The Trauma Centre, its peers and the communities who supported the People’s Commission of Inquiry into Child Safety in the Western Cape are pleased to release the final report. In a moving tribute to children who lost their lives, a Children’s memorial was opened on the 8th August 2019, a day before Women’s Day. The Children’s Memorial captures the testimonies of nearly 2000 children who testified before the People’s Commission. The children, says Valdi Van Reenen-Le Roux, executive director of the Trauma Centre hold all adults equally responsible for child adversity. She notes, “ the children have spared no adult from the responsibility of ensuring that they have a better life. We as adults, therefore, need to rise to greater heights in supporting our children through collaborative interventions.

 

Read the full report here: People’s Commission of Inquiry into Child Safety in the Western Cape

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