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Increase in demand for Gender-Based Violence Services

31 August 2022

As Women’s Month draws to a close, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez has made an appeal for the wellbeing and safety of women, particularly those experiencing various forms of Read More

Department of Social Development encourages carers to use parenting programmes

16 August 2022

This Women’s Month and 365 days of the year, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) encourages parents in the province to use the various parenting programmes offered by the Department. Read More

Women's Day: Ministers’ Fernandez and Marais address Prince Albert community

10 August 2022

On Tuesday, 09 August 2022, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Sharna Fernandez and the Western Cape Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, addressed community members and several key stakeholders at a ‘Celebration of... Read More

Department of Social Development offers counselling for women in need

3 August 2022

Women are the bedrock of our society, and it is imperative that they have available to them the support services they may need to lead successful and full lives. Read More