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The marriage that went from love to imprisonment
The marriage that went from love to imprisonment
They’d been married for forty years after a whirlwind young romance. It was a forbidden love in defiance of their families and racial...
McBride's daughter denies claims she was forced to open assault case
McBride's daughter denies claims she was forced to open assault case
The daughter of IPID head Robert McBride has spoken out against his comments that she was influenced into making assault claims against him,...
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...

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