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

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

After exhausting consultations with the Western Cape government regarding a Judicial Commission of Inquiry, civil society will convene a People’s Commission as an advocacy strategy towards eliminating violence against children. The Trauma Centre together with 17 peer organisations will convene the second phase of its People’s Commission on the 14th and 15th November 2018 at […]

Media Statement

Media Statement

TRAUMA CENTRE FOR SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE AND TORTURE UNITED PUBLIC SAFETY FRONT Executive Director: Valdi Van Reenen-Le Roux Acting Chairperson of UPSF Email: director@trauma.org.za 082 821 2692 13 September 2018 RELEASE: IMMEDIATELY Now is the time to disrupt denial! How long will we as society shake our heads in dismay at annual reports of crime […]

Nelson Mandela Annual Youth Dialogue

Nelson Mandela Annual Youth Dialogue

Youth from across the Western Cape invited to attend the 5th Nelson Mandela Annual Youth Dialogue arrived at the Garden Court Hotel, Nelson Mandela Boulevard on Nelson Mandela Day. The youth launched the children’s public hearings of the People’s Commission of Inquiry into Child Safety in the Western Cape which will occur until 18th August […]

Quick News – June 2018

Quick News – June 2018

Join the People’s Commission of Inquiry to Child safety in the Western Cape Our petition for a Commission of Inquiry into child safety in the Western Cape has gained momentum in the Western Cape Legislature. The petitions standing committee met with Trauma Centre and its peers in April and May 2018. The Department of Social […]

The United Public Safety Front inaugural summit

The United Public Safety Front inaugural summit

The United Public Safety Front, a coalition of civil society organisations in the Western Cape will host its inaugural summit this year. A tentative date is set for the 24th March 2018. The summit will bring together 1000 delegates from communities across the Western Cape to discuss the state of public safety in the province. […]