ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley commented recently on the government’s addition of last-minute amendments to the Children’s Act that threatens the entire process of adoption in South Africa.
ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, today expressed alarm at events taking place in Harare, where six people are dead, many wounded, and hundreds arrested in a violent military crackdown against unarmed civilians.
ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “The ACDP welcomes reports of a civil society campaign to get President Ramaphosa to sign the Political Party Funding Bill this year.
Deputy Speaker, the ACDP is aware that a significant number of South Africans are concerned that the Civil Union Amendment Bill is part of a broader agenda that intends placing churches and religious institutions under pressure, to conduct civil unions in their places of worship.
ACDP withholds support for motion to set up Ad hoc Committee to amend section 25 of The Constitution
The ACDP appreciates that the land issue is a very sensitive and potentially divisive issue, given the history of the land dispossession in the country, particularly following the Land Act of 1913 and subsequent legislation.
ACDP says the right to claim compensation from RAF is a constitutional right which cannot be sacrificed
The preamble to the Bill states that its essence is to create a “reasonable, equitable and sustainable, effective benefit system which inter alia provides financial support to reduce the income vulnerability of persons affected by injury or death from road accidents. In our view, the Bill and the envisaged scheme which it seeks to establish are fatally flawed and fail to achieve any of these objectives.
To appreciate the prevalence of violence against women and children (VWC) in South Africa, we need statistics to move from ‘numbers’ to ‘people’. South Africa's statistics show three women die at the hands of their partners every day in South Africa and nearly half of women across South Africa are subjected to violence by an intimate partner.
ACDP welcomes news that President has signed the Minimum Wage, Basic Conditions of Employment, and Labour Relations and Labour Amendment Acts into law
ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley today said that the ACDP welcomes news of the signing into law of these historic pro-worker laws.
ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today that “the ACDP is devastated by reports of the stabbing to death of a grade one learner at Dikeledi Makapan Primary School, in Makapanstad, in the North West Province.”