Press Releases

SOS Children’s Villages calls on the public to support youths

Society can do more; we are calling on partners, corporates and civil society to work together to help the youth in becoming independent and thriving members of society...

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SOS Children’s Villages commemorates Child Protection Week

During this National Child Protection Week (CPW), SOS Children’s Villages South Africa calls for continued and focused efforts to protect the rights of all children.

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SOS Children’s Villages responds to failures in safeguarding and governance

SOS Children’s Villages has announced rapid improvements in safeguarding and governance measures following its International Senate meeting of 29 April 2021.

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SOS Children’s Villages calls for a non-violent South Africa, especially for children

The 16 Days of Activism for no violence against women and children is an important initiative that was launched in June 1991...

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International Day of the Girl Child

SOS Children’s Villages South Africa joins the world on this International Day of the Girl Child (11 October).

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Your Legacy Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

SOS Children’s Villages has a Bequest Programme where the bequeaths leave a legacy and include a bequest to SOS Children’s Villages in the WILL.

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The global #iseeyou campaign focuses on children who are invisible

A new campaign, titled #iseeyou, aims to make visible those children who are growing up without the necessary care and protection they need to thrive.

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SOS Children’s Villages joins the global community in commemorating this 2019 International Youth Day

International Youth Day recognised by the UN General Assembly and serves as an annual celebration of the role of young people...

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Entrepreneurship and Leadership Training for Young Africans

Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Training for over 50 young people from 15 African countries.

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United Nations International Day for Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

SOS Children’s Villages would like to raise awareness of the effects of drug and alcohol abuse

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SOS Children’s Villages celebrates International Albinism Awareness Day

June 13, 2018 Today marks International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD). It was on this day in 2013 that the UN adopted its first ever resolution on albinism.

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ICT4D- A Leap for The Development of SOS Children’s Villages South Africa

The use of ICT4D (Information Communication Technology for Development) at two of its Family Strengthening Programmes in the country.

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Child Protection is Everyone’s Business

Every day at SOS Children’s Villages we hear horrific stories of children subjected to neglect, trafficking, bullying and different forms of abuse.

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