MINISTER ZULU URGES PARENTS TO PROTECT CHILDREN DURING THE 21-DAY LOCKDOWN
Pretoria, 26 March 2020: As the coronavirus outbreak spreads across the country, Social Development has been inundated with calls from parents who have joint custody of their children on where their children should stay during the 21-day lockdown period as proclaimed by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 23 March 2020.
28 March 2020
DEPUTY MINISTER BOGOPANE-ZULU UPDATES ON MEASURES AND SERVICES AVAILABLE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Pretoria, 27 March 2020: As the spread of COVID-19 surpass the 1000 mark amid the 21-days lockdown period in South Africa, the Deputy Minister of Social Development Ms Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu calls on the public to recognise the particular vulnerability and needs of persons with disabilities.
27 March 2020
MINISTER ZULU CALLS ON SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ITS PUBLIC ENTITIES TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES TO MINIMISE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19
Pretoria, 17 March 2020: Following the declaration of COVID-19 as a national disaster, the Minister of Social Development - Ms Lindiwe Zulu, met with the executives of the National Development Agency (NDA), the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Council for Social Service Professions to deliberate and agree on sector-wide precautionary measures to prevent further transmission and to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 at service delivery points.
18 March 2020
Interim steering committee continues its work of ensuring a speedy response to gender based violence and femicide
As South Africa continues to battle the wave of Gender-based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) through various means and structures, the work of the Interim Steering Committee on GBVF is becoming evidently more important. Today the Committee held its second meeting in 2020, continuing its work of ensuring that there is a speedy response to the fight against GBVF.
21 February 2020
Request for Proposals - ISC - CARA Victim Empowerment Programme
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The National Development Agency (NDA) in partnership with the Department of Social Development and the Interim Steering Committee on Gender-based Violence and Femicide (IGBVF-SC) hereby Requests for Proposals from Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that implement Victim Empowerment Programmes (VEP) in response to Gender-Based Violence and Femicide.
09 January 2020
IN THE NEWS
National Conference on Substance Abuse And Family Related Interventions
The UN World Summit on Social Development held in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1995 emphasised the importance of dealing with the challenges facing families in the whole world and these include crime, HIV and AIDS, moral degeneration, violence against vulnerable family members, poverty and youth unemployment.
18 December 2019
Minister Lindiwe Zulu to conduct a walk about and brief stakeholders on the work of the gender-based violence command centre
The Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, will on Friday, 11 October 2019 conduct a walkabout and update members of the media and stakeholders on the work of the Gender-Based Violence Command Centre (GBVCC).
10 October 2019
Minister Zulu Delivers 2019 Budget Vote
Budget Vote 17 Speech by the Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, MP to the National Assembly 11 July 2019 Parliament, Cape Town
17 July 2019
SABC Living Land partnership showcases NDA poverty eradication programmes
The National Development Agency will, through a 13 part series partnership with the SABC, showcase best case studies of poverty eradication programmes funded over the years. More over, the projects will share challenges, survival and sustainability models that they have experienced.
05 July 2019