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'I can’t do anything to protect myself': Homeless women on dangers they face
'I can’t do anything to protect myself': Homeless women on dangers they face
Homeless women who live in shelters are among society’s most vulnerable. They have no walls to protect them from violence, fists or...
Dignity faces off against fair play in Berea eviction Catch-22
Dignity faces off against fair play in Berea eviction Catch-22
Constitutional Court Justice Ray Zondo was in no mood for beating about the bush.
There's no place like home for queer youth kicked out by their families
There's no place like home for queer youth kicked out by their families
She was five years old when her parents died and she went to live with her uncle. After years of verbal and physical abuse, the 22-year-old was...
Scrap collectors join the #FeesMustFall fight
Scrap collectors join the #FeesMustFall fight
or weeks now, 27-year-old scrap collector Wimpy Sello had been content to neatly sidestep and swerve his trolley around angry students and armed...
The grotesque power of privilege
The grotesque power of privilege
The hunt was on. Well-fed and strong, the hunters chased after the hunted – thin, weak and vulnerable. Zigzagging and twisting, he tried to get...
Clean sweep of the poor is not constitutional
Clean sweep of the poor is not constitutional
Since early February, the City of Johannesburg has been clearing intersections in the city of beggars, window washers, street traders and...
The streets where homelessness, abuse and mental illness meet
The streets where homelessness, abuse and mental illness meet
Not having a fixed address has presented endless troubles for homeless people around the country who struggle to get access to basic services. No...
Lwandle report handed to Sisulu
Lwandle report handed to Sisulu
A report into the eviction of 800 families from land owned by the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) in Lwandle, Cape Town,...
Barcelona's homeless profit from handwritten fonts
Barcelona's homeless profit from handwritten fonts
Writing the cardboard sign you use to beg, says Guillermo, one of Barcelona's estimated 3 000 homeless people, is just "really shitty. You're...
[Video]Hillbrow's homeless: Police target us
[Video]Hillbrow's homeless: Police target us
JMPD has been accused of targeting the homeless in Hillbrow after at least one person died since police allegedly took blankets away from them.
Reports of CPT homeless 'work camps' alarming
Reports of CPT homeless 'work camps' alarming
The Cape Argus on Friday published a shocking exposé on a new City of Cape Town plan to rid the city centre of people who...