Deputy Minister Jeffery leads a march on Maintenance
The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development Mr. John Jeffery, MP, together with the KwaZulu-Natal Regional Office in Durban, led a March aimed at raising awareness on Child Maintenance on 18 June 2015. The march aimed to highlight the increase in the number of maintenance defaulters in the province and to discourage child poverty and economic abuse of children.
The Department partnered with the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) in KwaZulu-Natal to raise awareness on child maintenance among taxi drivers and the community at large. The march also seeked to encourage maintenance defaulters to pay maintenance and to urge fathers’ involvement in the upbringing and nurturing of their children. The March ended at the Durban City Hall.
Published: 23 Jun 2015