The South African Constitution provides that everyone has the right to have access to health-care services, including reproductive health care. In addition, children have extra protection in that “every child has the right to basic health care services.Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu kicked off Child Protection Week by putting the spotlight on issues facing young South Africans under the age of 18. She spoke of the effects of social media on children and combating sexual abuse.
Chris Mathebula said #Wanted:#RealMen Real Men understand their God assigned mandate to love and care for their children. Challenging all men in #SouthAfrica who have not been taking care of their children to start now. Find your child; its never too late.
National Child Protection Week is marked annually to raise awareness for the rights of children. It aims to mobilise all sectors of society to care for and protect children.On Twitter the was a #DaddiesAndTheirKidsChallenge whereby fathers post pictures with their kids to show that their involved in their kids life and that they are taking responsibility to look after their kids.