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Czerina Patel

Czerina Patel

    Comment: Overcrowded jails deadly, inhumane
    Comment: Overcrowded jails deadly, inhumane
    Many of South Africa’s correctional facilities, and most acutely its remand detention facilities, are overcrowded, creating dehumanising and...
    Gender violence costs SA R40bn, so now will govt act?
    Gender violence costs SA R40bn, so now will govt act?
    Every year in South Africa, an estimated more than one million rapes occur; more than a thousand women are killed by an intimate partner; and...
    Beyond Pistorius: He killed his girlfriend, and now faces judgment
    Beyond Pistorius: He killed his girlfriend, and now faces judgment
    As the Oscar Pistorius trial for the ...
    Comment: This Valentine's Day don't ignore the screams next door
    Comment: This Valentine's Day don't ignore the screams next door
    One year ago, on this "day of lovers", Reeva Steenkamp, a 29 year old-model was shot dead by her boyfriend, world-famous celebrity...
    Comment: Rape, murder and indifference
    Comment: Rape, murder and indifference
    More than a decade ago, when the department of health under Manto Tshabalala-Msimang failed to provide leadership on HIV prevention and the...