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Vet all school employees now to stop sexual abuse

How many times should we be outraged before real action is taken to prevent, and not just address, the scourge of sexual abuse in schools?

Domestic workers face a lonely battle against abuse

Behind closed doors, domestic workers are vulnerable to workplace violence and abuse, with little recourse against their employers

We must fight the scourge of child domestic labour

More than 17-million children around the world are involved in domestic labour. The recent death of 17-year-old Salome Zacharia in Tanzania highlights their plight

Use the workplace to stop socially embedded violence

The judicial system alone and appealing to miscreants has not stopped attacks on women

The war on women doesn’t stop

The murder of Precious Ramabulana was brutal and shocking, but it is not unique. This is us now

Gender violence survivors get crisis fund

The fund is one of the “key actions” identified by the interim committee on gender-based violence and femicide at a recent meeting in Pretoria

Stats paint a distorted picture of violence against women

The beating, assaults and abuse are not something that just happens to women, yet that’s how the stats make it seem.

Flashy façade hides abuse, poverty

Equatorial Guinea spends its oil revenue on prestige projects and not on health and education

Killer’s life sentence gives family ‘a little peace’

The man who beat Danel Rooskrans to death is behind bars, but that doesn’t change the pain and rage her loved ones are left with

Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault

With one in five men admitting to assisting in sexual assault, it is vital that those who abet perpetrators be deemed liable

Listen to the voices of women with disabilities

Women with communication disabilities are more likely to be victims of violence. But technological communication aids can help them speak out

Violence raises the urgent need for more health services

South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence inflicted on women and girls in the world

French cardinal convicted over sex abuse cover-up

A court in Lyon ruled that Cardinal Phillip Brown was guilty of failing to report the abuse of a minor between 2014 and 2015.

Babes Wodumo finally takes on Mampintsha — and why many others won’t

Babes Wodumo has opened a case of assault against Mandla ‘Mampintsha’ Maphumulo

A mother’s tears: The effect of boy-on-boy sexual abuse

Often underreported, boy-on-boy sexual assault is “one sexual crime that is on a drastic increase”

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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