human rights day

 
How to make our society kinder
How to make our society kinder
We have witnessed a continuous stream of broader societal ills playing out throughout our school system, ranging from general violence to sexual...
Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact
Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact
I am writing in response to the op-ed by Sello Ivan Phahle, titled “South...
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa is still experiencing enormous challenges 25 years into democracy, and these need to be addressed urgently.Human Rights Day is...
Splurge does little for Sharpeville
Splurge does little for Sharpeville
‘All that money that is going to be spent for one day … can be used to develop Sharpeville. This year, we don’t need a 21st March...
Human rights and cultural practices
Human rights and cultural practices
‘The law is the way it is. If you try to apply it directly to tradition, you will find that it is not a perfect fit and will affect a lot of...
Fight the random everyday acts of violence
Fight the random everyday acts of violence
Today is International Human Rights Day, the last day of the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-Based Violence and the day my mother was meant to...
Human rights 70 years on: Important victories as well as major misses
Human rights 70 years on: Important victories as well as major misses
According to Amnesty International, human rights continue to...
The danger of abuser confessions
The danger of abuser confessions
Every year from November  25, the International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women, to December 10, Human Rights Day, the world marks...
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
Human Rights Festival: The three-day event at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg includes debates, art, culture, exhibitions,...
Memories of anti-apartheid bravery are fading in Mofolo
Memories of anti-apartheid bravery are fading in Mofolo
A group of boys throw a spinning top through Kuluse Street in Mofolo, Soweto. It clatters to the ground and the boys chase after it. One of them...
Zuma warns against racists who use art, 'like cartoonists'
Zuma warns against racists who use art, 'like cartoonists'
President Jacob Zuma on Monday warned against racists, such as cartoonists, who used art as a form of expression.