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23/10/2012 – Legalizing prostitution did not help Germany says ACDP

October 24, 2013

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ACDP Women of Destiny Dr Lydia Meshoe, GP MPL, WoD President   Legalizing prostitution did not help Germany says ACDP   “Legalizing prostitution did not help Germany,” said the National President of the ACDP’s Women of Destiny Dr Lydia Meshoe (MPL) today. She was responding to President’s Zuma’s recent comments about decriminalization of prostitution remaining […]

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14/10/2013 – ACDP welcomes move to ensure fracking requires license for special water use

October 17, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes move to ensure fracking requires license for special water use   * calls on department to extend deadline for comment The ACDP welcomes the Declaration by the Department of Water which aims to ensure fracking as an activity will require a water use license before it […]

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16/09/2013 – ACDP says package of services offered using credibility of Police and NPA inappropriate

September 16, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip  ACDP says package of services offered using credibility of Police and NPA inappropriate  • raises suspicions around growing support for legalised prostitution ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today: “I appreciate that the Sunday Times newspaper picked up on this inappropriate and distasteful package of services being offered by […]

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30/07/2013 – ACDP welcomes Parliament and Cape Mental Health programme to provide knowledge about mental illness and access to help

July 31, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes Parliament and Cape Mental Health programme to provide knowledge about mental illness and access to help   · Calls on MEC’s for Social Development and Health to strengthen partnerships to provide community access to programmes on mental illnesses and available support · WHO says SA is […]

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11/07/2013 – ACDP saddened by 30 infant deaths in Durban region, concerned about sanitation

July 11, 2013

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Attention News Editor: ACDP saddened by 30 infant deaths in Durban region, concerned about sanitation The ACDP is deeply saddened by the deaths of 30 infants over the last two months due to a diarrhea outbreak in the surrounding rural area’s surrounding Durban. MPL and ACDP Chairman, Jo-Ann Downs, sends condolances to the grieving families […]

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31/05/2013 – ACDP says Govt approval of cancer-linked 2,4D GM maize – hasty

June 3, 2013

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MEDIA RELEASE Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & FISHERIES BUDGET VOTE 28 ACDP says Govt approval of cancer-linked 2,4D GM maize – hasty Calls for review of risk assessment and permitting process USA Govt – no approval pending further research ACDP questions maize already in production and consumed in SA Short-term provision of […]

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29/05/2013 – ACDP proposes minimum requirements to govern initiation schools

May 31, 2013

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ACDP PARLIAMENT Debate in terms of rule 103: The tragic deaths of initiates in Mpumalanga (Dr M S Motshekga) Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe, MP ACDP proposes minimum requirements to govern initiation schools ·        believes observance and practice of cultures should not be harmful nor threaten the security of any person “Honourable Speaker, On behalf […]

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22/05/2013 – ACDP says government must monitor standard of safety at initiation schools

May 22, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP says government must monitor standard of safety at initiation schools ·       calls for closure of all illegal initiation schools across the country ·       lives of young men in similar situations are at risk ACDP Member of Parliament and health spokesperson, Cheryllyn Dudley, today said she was shocked […]

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13/05/2013 – ACDPYF in KZN calls for clarity and alternate strategies following funding cuts for HIV/Aids from PEPFAR

May 13, 2013

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African Christian Democratic Party Youth Foundation – KZN MEDIA RELEASE 13 May 2013 The African Christian Democratic Party Youth Foundation (ACDP-YF) is concerned about reports of funding cuts from the US President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), whereby, funds will be halved over the next 5 years[1]. These funds cover a large scope of […]

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27/02/2013 – ACDP broadly supports “conservative” budget

February 27, 2013

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African Christian Democratic Party PRESS RELEASE ON THE BUDGET STEVE SWART, ACDP MP 27 FEBRUARY 2013    ACDP broadly supports “conservative” budget   Focus must be on economic growth and implementing the National Development Plan Welcomes expenditure on productive side of economy – on infrastructure Cautions on state debt levels and ballooning state wage bill […]

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14/02/2013 – ACDP expectations of State of the Nation Address

February 14, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Media Release ACDP President – Rev. Kenneth Meshoe, MP 14 February 2013 Occasion of the State Of Nation Address   Violent strikes, widespread corruption and increasing sexual violence paints SA an ‘unattractive investor destination’   ACDP President and Member of Parliament, Rev. Kenneth Meshoe, today on the occasion of the State Of Nation […]

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08/12/2012 – Rape, abduction and trafficking must not be disguised as a customary practice

December 11, 2012

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Rape, abduction and trafficking must not be disguised as a customary practice ACDP concerned about new perversions Ukuthwala customs KwaZulu-Natal, December 7, 2012 – The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has identified a new trend – the perversion and twisting of the customary practice of Ukhuthwala – as an issue that needs to be addressed. This […]

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07/12/2012 – Rape by male nurses must be stopped, says ACDP

December 11, 2012

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Rape by male nurses must be stopped, says ACDP   KwaZulu-Natal, December 6, 2012 – While male nurses are in a position where they are meant to protect vulnerable patients, the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) is concerned about the growing number of cases where these men have raped those in their care.   This is […]

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06/12/2012 – No justification for corrective rape – ACDP

December 6, 2012

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No justification for corrective rape – ACDP  Johannesburg, December 4th, 2012 –The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has voiced its concern at the growing incidences of corrective rape – particularly those perpetrated by young school children. “The term corrective rape is a misnomer – no rape is ever justified,” said Jo Ann Downs, ACDP MPL […]

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03/12/2012 – Interventions to empower women could reduce domestic abuse, says ACDP

December 3, 2012

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Interventions to empower women could reduce domestic abuse, says ACDP KwaZulu-Natal, December 3, 2012 – The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) today called on government to prioritise the empowerment of women as a means of reducing domestic abuse. As part of its Vikiela (isiZulu: Protect) campaign, the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has identified domestic […]

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02/12/12 – ACDP says SA women did not beat apartheid to sell their bodies for a living

December 2, 2012

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ACDP says SA women did not beat apartheid to sell their bodies for a living   Johannesburg, December 2, 2012 – “South African women did not beat apartheid to sell their bodies for a living,” said Dr Lydia Meshoe, MPL and Gauteng leader of the African Christian Deomcratic Party (ACDP), today. “Prostitution is a practice […]

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01/12/12 – World AIDS Day a time to make rape victims aware of available treatment, says ACDP

December 1, 2012

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World AIDS Day a time to make rape victims aware of available treatment, says ACDP   KwaZulu-Natal, December 1, 2012 – On World AIDS Day the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) would like to remind South Africans how far we have come in terms of addressing HIV/AIDS, but also highlight where the country is falling […]

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29/11/2012 – High levels of rape and violence at schools blights our children’s futures, says ACDP

November 29, 2012

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High levels of rape and violence at schools blights our children’s futures, says ACDP   November 28, 2012 – The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has raised concern about the growing incidence of rape and violence in schools, in particular the resulting high pregnancy rate of school girls as young as nine years old.   The […]

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26/11/2012 – Half a Million of SA’s children are abused each year – ACDP

November 27, 2012

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HALF A MILLION OF SA’S CHILDREN ARE ABUSED EACH YEAR – ACDP   KwaZulu-Natal, November 26, 2012 – An estimated 500 000 children fall victim to sexual crimes in South Africa each year. This is shocking number requiring urgent intervention says the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP). The party calls on all South Africans to […]

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13/11/2012 – SA’s International Relations policies must be practised with a degree of restraint

November 15, 2012

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13 April 2012 ACDP Parliament Speech by Cheryllyn Dudley MP (ACDP) Debate: South Africa’s International Relations Policy & its impact on trade and other opportunities, especially in Africa with specific focus on what constitutes South Africa’s national interest SA’s International Relations policies must be practised with a degree of restraint Does South Africa have a […]

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