A total of 34 587 teenagers gave birth in 2020, of whom 688 were aged nine and ten, according to Stats SA, who stated that 899 393 babies were born in South Africa in 2020. Of these, 34 587 were born to girls aged 17 and younger. “Of the 34 587 births from teen mothers, 16 042 were […]

Venus Williams and Martina Hingis, two of the greatest tennis legends of all time, and Simona Halep, consistently one of the best players in the world the past seven years, will be coming to South Africa to play in Africa Cares Tennis tournament on the 18th and 19th December 2021 in Johannesburg. The event aims to promote […]

ADRIE JURGENSEN SELECTION OF PRINTS TO CHOOSE FROM Happiness. That is what I feel when I look at paintings made by well-known South African artist Hanlie Kotze. She can capture feelings of childhood bliss neatly packaged in comforting colours with a whimsical twist all while selecting perfect poetry as a welcome companion to each piece. Only […]

1000 Women Trust supports the Global 16 Days Campaign Win a campaign canvas print SELECTION OF PRINT TO CHOOSE FROM 1000 Women Trust supports the Global 16 Days Campaign Win a campaign NetCanvas print One of South Africa’s most inspirational artists who uses a combination of paintbrush and poetry to empower men and women, Hanlie […]

Calling on South Africans’ radical generosity in the countdown to Giving Tuesday on the 30th November 2021 is vital, given the alarming statistics about food insecurity and joblessness in the country, yet the latest information revealed by the World Giving Index and especially the performance by South Africa, give one a sense of encouragement that the […]

CAPE TOWN. – Creating safe spaces for women in South African communities to address gender-based violence, while addressing the barriers that prevent them from using technology effectively to combat gender-based violence, are the central themes of the WE DARE campaign, to be launched on 22nd November by 1000 Women Trust in collaboration with a network of […]

Hundreds of people joined demonstrations across the country on Thursday 11th November 2021, demanding that the rich be taxed, climate reform, and for a basic income grant to be implemented. The actions, under the coalition called Cry of the Xcluded, were held as Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana presented the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) […]