The brutal stoning of a teenager at Blinkklip Secondary school in Posmasburg as well as the assault on her daughter (while in grade seven) at the Catu Primary school prompted the community activist and economic developer Jesmien Wapad to reach out to 1000 Women Trust. The Trust, Wapad and the Kolomela-mine have joined forces to […]

CAPE TOWN. – As labour unions embarked on protests on worker’s day, 1st May 2022 to express their dissatisfaction and anger about slave wages, inhumane work conditions and unfair retrenchments, there should be a special focus on gender disparities and how women are treated in the workplace in South Africa. Women-headed households face higher poverty rates […]

A red-letter warning about the magnitude of cyberbullying in South Africa, and the acknowledgement by a prominent public servant that she received recent death threats on social media, has highlighted the dire need for law enforcement agencies to deal proactively and aggressively with this scourge, and for the justice system to be a more sufficient […]