Pages tagged "Child Pornography"

ACDP welcomes 12 year sentence for possession of child pornography

ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “the ACDP joins many others in welcoming the 12-year sentence of a man in the southern Cape for possession of child pornography.”

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ACDP encouraged by renewed focus on escalating statistics of rape and kidnapping of children

ACDP MP and member of the Portfolio Committee on Social Development, Cheryllyn Dudley, at briefings yesterday on the interventions taken to deal with the escalating statistics of rape and kidnapping of children asked the Department of Social Development, the South African Human Rights Commission, and the Commission for Gender Equality and the Committee to “investigate what part legislation is playing in causing statutory rape to be condoned by all who should be exposing it and protecting our young people.  We have a situation where an abuser can take a 12-year-old for an abortion and no questions are asked”.

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