HOW TO STOP A BULLY WITHOUT BECOMING A BULLY, THAT IS THE QUESTION!

Article by: Cheryllyn Dudley (Dia LOGOS Political Analyst & Former MP 1999-2019) The lessons we are learning as a country can be scary, they are forcing us to think about consequences before we speak and act – maybe not everyone but many in key positions – and that makes a difference. The world has always […]

TRANSFORMATION MUST EMPOWER PEOPLE: TAKING AWAY THE RIGHT TO OWN PROPERTY IS NOT EMPOWERING

Article for Dia LOGOS By Cheryllyn Dudley The ability to own and control property is understood universally and biblically to be a fundamental human ‘right’ and when security of tenure and property ownership are removed, quality of life and income levels decline regardless of race and economic standing. In December 2018, the National Assembly established […]

THE PEPUDA BILL

Hi everyone, for those who do not know me, I am Cheryllyn Dudley, a former member of Parliament, having served 20 years in the National Assembly. I hope this input will assist you and your church or organisation in responding to the PEPUDA bill which is presently in the making! If you have heard of […]

SAElection2021: How Will Christian Involvement Make a Difference?

As South Africans we will all face local elections at the end of October this year and National elections in 2024. Many who place their hope in individuals, political parties, money, popularity etc may see some limited success but will again and again face huge disappointment. We should not undervalue the privilege we have as […]

WHAT IS PEPUDA?

Does it present a threat to FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND BELIEF and How can Christians respond to it? Written by Cheryllyn Dudley 29 May 2021 The Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Amendment Bill, 2021 (PEPUDA) is available free online at www.gpwonline.co.za The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has invited interested parties […]

Africa Day: The Cycle of Violence, Crime, Corruption and poverty!

“Political will, expertise and resources are crucial in strengthening criminal justice systems and social services in order to reduce violence, crime corruption and poverty, but all the laws and money in the world will make no difference if there are no visible consequences for criminals.” Cheryllyn Dudley 27 May 2021   The Pan African vision […]

Hope is a strategy: Are we spreading hope or fear?

In the midst of challenges that are so obviously out of our control – things like viruses, natural disasters, global financial crises, human violence etc – we are in a good position to remember and appreciate that we are not invincible and we are not in control. 2020/21 has helped us remember once again that […]

What should we make of the Defend Our Democracy SA Campaign?

For DiaLOGOS A variety of organisations and individuals have signed a declaration of support for the newly launched Defend Our Democracy programme of action. And at two recent launches, ANC veterans pledged support, to what is generally understood to be a non-partisan campaign. Mmusi Maimane of the One South Africa Movement stands along side the […]

Women’s Political Participation with Cheryllyn Dudley Former Member of Parliament 1999-2019.

Webinar – 20 March 2021 Despite women’s proven abilities to participate in democratic governance, in Africa (as it is around the world) their leadership and political participation remain restricted. Women are under-represented as voters, as well as in decision making positions. This virtual conversation with, Cheryllyn Dudley, Former Member of Parliament SA unpacks the way […]