Bullying

Parents must participate in schools to protect their children

Last week my helper’s daughter started grade 8 at a girls’ high school in Soweto.

Education MEC blames overaged learners for violence in schools

The North West MEC education of education says overaged learners should not be admitted into schools because they cause disruptions

​France to tighten online bullying laws after media ‘boys’ club’ scandal

Two government ministers said new rules will be tabled before the end of June to force YouTube and social media platforms to pull hateful posts.

Scapegoat for a desperate community

In 2012, Rowan du Preez was kidnapped and necklaced, dying later in hospital. Police said his last words implicated a local social justice activist

Disgraced Weinstein hit by new sex attack lawsuit

Another actress,Kadian Noble, has come out to join hundreds of women accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct

Trans-shaming by public figures ‘worsens the prejudice’

Queerphobia in the media has been in the spotlight again this week after radio presenter Criselda Dudumashe misgendered her trans audience members

Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI+ children?

Young people already face a great deal of pressure as they navigate the transition from childhood to adulthood.

White tears: The most valuable currency

Rebecca Davis finds it hard to laugh about the obscenity of the R140k raised by indignant sentinels of whiteness for a bullied waitress.

Alarming jump in cyberbullying at Gauteng schools

The majority of incidents took place on social networks but there were also a high number of cases that involved text messages.

Bullying is not a rite of passage

Bullying in the 21st century is more of a problem than ever – destroying lives and creating killers.

Teacher won’t quit after anti-bullying film uproar

Leahy said he decided to show the film after some of his pupils demonstrated disturbing anti-LGBTI behaviour during a history class exercise.

It takes a village to stop bullying

Teachers are uniquely placed to help both victim and tormentor but they, too, require support.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it