For The Voiceless
For the Voiceless is a registered non-profit company and public benefit organisation dedicated to telling the stories of children and lobbying for changes in legislation and policy for vulnerable children.
The four pillars of For the Voiceless
Research | Communication | Lobbying | Activism
Working with advocacy & research groups
Consulting to political parties
Supporting child-focused NGOs & service providers
Empowering children to find their voices
Who We Are
Founded by Robyn Wolfson Vorster, a child protection activist and journalist, For the Voiceless focuses on child protection advocacy and providing or amplifying the voice of children, especially those in need.
Read our latest articles on a range of child protection issues, advocacy and legislation
More than half of the nine- to 17-year-olds in South Africa have seen sexual images on a phone or online device in the past year – 8% took naked photos or videos of themselves and two-thirds of...
Baby saver ban: geared for child ‘protection’ or spiralling out of control by increasing infant deaths?
Gauteng Social Development’s October ban of baby savers as a place to relinquish babies followed 10 years of advocacy by civil society to prevent unsafe abandonment. Government terms it ‘child...
When it comes to sexual abuse, grooming and physical brutality, what happens in school doesn’t always stay in school. For many boys, the trauma they experience in their elite schools indelibly...
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