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Minister calls upon society to help in the fight against Human trafficking

30 September 2019

Tomorrow is the start of Human Trafficking Awareness Week, which runs from 1st to the 7th of October 2019. Read More

DSD and partners solidify prevention and early intervention strategies

25 September 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, today engaged with experts in the field of Prevention and Early Intervention services from around the Province, in order to develop sustainable solutions to protect our children. Read More

DSD and partners solidify prevention and early intervention strategies

25 September 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, today engaged with experts in the field of Prevention and Early Intervention services from around the Province, in order to develop sustainable solutions to protect our children. Read More

Minister Fernandez highlights plans for Overberg Region

13 September 2019

Today, 13 September 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez delivered a keynote address on the scope of services that the Department of Social Development (DSD) has dedicated to the Overberg  Region. Read More

Minister Fernandez visits West Coast community in commemoration of FASD day.

9 September 2019

Today, 9 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez will mark International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day with site visits to services rendered for FASD, substance abuse and related social challenges in the... Read More

Gender-Based Violence – Don’t Wait to Ask for Help!

4 September 2019

The Department of Social Development (DSD) is part of a system for the protection of victims of gender based violence which compris Read More

Minister Fernandez urges all to #EndDomesticSilence

3 September 2019

In an effort to fight the ongoing scourge of demonic acts of violence against Women and Children in South Africa, Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez joined hands with P♀WA and JOKO to discuss the causes and solutions to this epidemic. Read More