Western Cape MEC of Community Safety Dan
Plato said drugs, substance abuse awareness, crime prevention, gangsterism prevention and life skills will be
some of the activities in workshops organised by the provincial government
during the school holidays.
On Thursday the Western Government
announced plans it will take to ensure the safety of young people during the
June/July school holidays.
MEC Plato said priority places where these
programmes will be executed include Mitchell’s Plain, Nyanga, Gugulethu, Khayelitsha, Hanover Park, Grassy Park, Atlantis and Delft.
“The objectives of these programmes is to
build self-esteem among the youth, provide for peer education, prevent gang recruitments
and educate our youth on the dangers of alcohol and drugs” Plato added
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