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Roxy de Villiers

Roxy de Villiers

    This bracelet could one day help keep you safe from rape, assaults
    This bracelet could one day help keep you safe from rape, assaults
    Rape. It's anyone's worst fear, especially for vulnerable groups like sex workers. But what if a simple app could help prevent it, or at least...
    How do you say 'queer' in isiZulu?
    How do you say 'queer' in isiZulu?
    A diagnosis starts with a conversation. But what if you didn’t even have the words to tell a nurse or doctor who you are? Or worse, the only way...
    One year on: Relive SA's historic Life Esidimeni arbitration
    One year on: Relive SA's historic Life Esidimeni arbitration
    By the time it was done, the Life Esidimeni tragedy had claimed four...
    People are still being shackled and tortured for living with this disease
    People are still being shackled and tortured for living with this disease
    Mental illness is on the rise, especially among the world’s young — with devastating consequences, a new report released today reveals.
    Menstruation by any other name: The more than 5000 ways we say 'period'
    Menstruation by any other name: The more than 5000 ways we say 'period'
    Shark Week. Usenyangeni. Taking time off. People who menstruate — and those who don’t — have come up with a plethora of ways to,...
    'We are forced to move on from declaring babies dead as if nothing happens'
    'We are forced to move on from declaring babies dead as if nothing happens'
    For health workers, life and death decisions are just a part of the job. But long hours, heartbreaking cases and tough working conditions can take...