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Police on trial for deserting abuse victims
Police on trial for deserting abuse victims
Between rheumatoid arthritis and high blood pressure, 74-year-old Brenda Hedges was effectively paralysed from the waist down. She lay helplessly...
Childhood in SA is a hard-knock life
Childhood in SA is a hard-knock life
More than one out of three children in South Africa have been physically abused – hit, beaten, kicked – by an adult caregiver. And nearly a...
Funny what I can't laugh about
Funny what I can't laugh about
BODY LANGUAGE
When #abuse starts trending
When #abuse starts trending
BODY LANGUAGE
Bullies destroy their wives’ lives
Bullies destroy their wives’ lives
Abuse is rife across all levels of South African society. Therapist Sue Hickey and Philippa Sklaar, a survivor of abusive relationships, recently...
Domestic violence: Not a symbol of a man's strength
Domestic violence: Not a symbol of a man's strength
I am astounded by the number of women I have heard of who have been in relationships where domestic violence is the norm. I have been equally...
On Freud, Twitter and cunnilingus
On Freud, Twitter and cunnilingus
There are many celebrated examples of people who see the world from a phallocentric perspective, or, to use the less staid feminist terminology,...
Online abuse a real danger for Pakistani women
Online abuse a real danger for Pakistani women
Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real-world violence against them, but large social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter...
[Video]Russia: Children with disabilities face violence, neglect
[Video]Russia: Children with disabilities face violence, neglect
Nearly 30% of all children with disabilities in Russia live in state orphanages where they may face violence and neglect, says Human Rights Watch.
Why can't we jog freely?
Why can't we jog freely?
Often in this country, it seems our bodies are not our own. They are for others to paw, caress, titillate, abuse and even disfigure. As certain as I...
[Video]Hidden abuse of the UK's migrant domestic workers
[Video]Hidden abuse of the UK's migrant domestic workers
HRW reveals how migrant domestic workers in the UK are subjected to serious abuses, including forced labour and physical and psychological abuse.