New bill could force many NGOs to close
The government’s Victim Support Services Bill has been slated by non-government and non-profit organisations, who say it will make criminals of those just wanting to help.
Punted as a way for the state to bolster support services for victims of gender-based and violent crimes, the bill, in its current form and if passed, could have devastating effects for organisations which offer support services, they say...
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