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​France to tighten online bullying laws after media 'boys' club' scandal
​France to tighten online bullying laws after media 'boys' club' scandal
France said Thursday it is toughening its internet abuse laws after an outcry over young media executives who ran a macho "boys' club" that ...
Scapegoat for a desperate community
Scapegoat for a desperate community
Rowan du Preez was an albino and petty criminal who lived in Mfuleni on the Cape Flats. In 2012, he was kidnapped and necklaced, dying later in...
Disgraced Weinstein hit by new sex attack lawsuit
Disgraced Weinstein hit by new sex attack lawsuit
Another actress added her name Monday to the dozens accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of a litany of depraved sexual misconduct as he was...
Trans-shaming by public figures ‘worsens the prejudice’
Trans-shaming by public figures ‘worsens the prejudice’
Months after auditioning on the reality show Idols South Africa, Ashern Madlopha sat down with her sister and a close friend in her home in Piet...
Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI+ children?
Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI+ children?
LGBTQI+ South Africans face discrimination on a daily basis, despite constitutional protections. Whether they are at school, out...
[Video]'I became a bully because my dad abused my mom'
[Video]'I became a bully because my dad abused my mom'
Why do children bully? We look at some of the factors that lead to this behaviour.
White tears: The most valuable currency
White tears: The most valuable currency
I was a waitress for 10 years. As a student, I waitressed on and off to pay expenses and, as an adult, I waitressed full-time in the United Kingdom...
Alarming jump in cyberbullying at Gauteng schools
Alarming jump in cyberbullying at Gauteng schools
Cyber bullying has tripled in two years in Gauteng province’s high schools in South Africa, according to a study released this month by the...
Bullying is not a rite of passage
Bullying is not a rite of passage
Nelson Mandela once said: “I cannot forget but I can forgive.” Thus he laid the foundation for the birth of democracy in South Africa. But for...
Teacher won’t quit after anti-bullying film uproar
Teacher won’t quit after anti-bullying film uproar
A Kansas schoolteacher says he has changed his mind about resigning after showing a graphic anti-bullying short film to his history class, which led...
It takes a village to stop bullying
It takes a village to stop bullying
Last month’s Teachers Upfront focused on giving teachers strategies to ­handle the emotionally and ­sociologically difficult issue of bullying....
Avaaz campaigners call on Motshekga to stop school violence
Avaaz campaigners call on Motshekga to stop school violence
Almost 23 000 South Africans had, by Tuesday evening, signed an online petition lobbying Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to investigate...

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