Opinion: We have got to change the way we approach child protection

Radio 702's Xolani Gwala received an email requesting a follow up on kidnappings and killings alleged to have taken place in Soweto last week.

In the email, a listener says the body of a woman was found behind a retail store in Naledi, whilst two men stormed into a daycare centre and abducted two children.

In light of child protection week Gwala questions whether enough is being done to curb crimes against children and women, as well as the campaigning around it.

READ: Nineteen children have been killed in the Western Cape province in 2017 so far.

Is it just slogans, are we just again going to sing and say it is child protection week... without making any substantive material difference in the lives of these children.

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast anchor

We have got to change the way we deal with these weeks, the way we think about these weeks. How do we make a material change?

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast anchor

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