It is impossible to understand how parents can physically abuse and neglect their own children, and yet it happens. We remind our readers about what child abuse entails in a comprehensive article published in Servamus: May 2020.
The Springs Monster case is probably one of the worst child abuse cases in recent years. We bring you the first part of this crime series in the May 2020 issue of Servamus. A shocking, must-read for all.
Bullying and cyberbullying are realities for children across the world. We explain the details of both types in detail and what could be done to identify and prevent it. Be informed and read both articles in Servamus: May 2020
It is no secret that Pollex is a supporter of the “death sentence” being reinstated in the legal system of the RSA, in respect of certain specified, convicted offenders. In this regard, refer to “An open letter to our President” published in Pollex in Servamus: April 2014. Furthermore, Pollex is also a supporter of “whipping” (Afrikaans: “lyfstraf”) being reinstated as a form of punishment imposed by our courts in respect of certain, specified, male, convicted offenders - adults as well as children.
During February 2020, Tazne van Wyk, an eight-year-old girl from Elsies River in the Cape, went missing. After two weeks her partially decomposed body was found in a drain pipe near the town of Worcester.