Fight against abuse must be taken to the next level

6 August 2018 In order to stop gender-based violence, South Africa must ensure the systems that are meant to protect women are working seamlessly. This is according to former Minister Barbara Hogan who on Sunday addressed women at the Women’s Jail at Constitutional Hill, in Johannesburg as part of Women’s Month. Hogan was incarcerated at […]

Society must invest in children to ensure a prosperous future

29 November 2017 Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says society must invest in its children to ensure that the country has a bright future. The Minister responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation said this when he addressed the launch of the South African Child Gauge 2017 in Observatory, Cape Town, on Tuesday. The gauge, […]

SA celebrates women

The role women play in shaping and moving society forward will come to the fore at the National Women’s Day celebrations in Galeshewe, Kimberley. President Jacob Zuma is expected to deliver the keynote address tomorrow at the commemoration. The event will be held under the theme ‘The Year of OR Tambo: Women United in Moving […]

Break the stigma of substance abuse

28 June 2017 Gauteng MEC for Social Development, Nandi Mayathula-Khoza, has called for closer cooperation between communities, local government and law enforcement agents to win the fight against drug abuse. “Community support and aftercare is extremely important to prevent, treat, rehabilitate and accept those addicted to substances. We need to break the stigma and promote […]

Know more about Child SA

Original article on | 28 March 2017 | Nosipho Mkhize THE Childline movement in South Africa was initiated in 1986 with the establishment of Childline KwaZulu-Natal after paediatric staff at Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal noted with concern the number of children attending clinics or hospitalised with non-accidental injury.  Children disclosed that they had no […]

6 Useful Tools for Beating Addiction

Original article  on  | 27  March 2017 | by Operation Meditation Ready to kick a habit that’s been kicking you? Is it time to release the hold that something has over you and start to live life – addiction free? A compulsion toward any sort of substance is hard to overcome; whether it’s to food, […]

Africa: To End HIV Epidemic, Listen to the Youth

Original article on | 14 March 2017 | by Ange Kagame We have what it takes to change the course of our generation’s destiny. Will we all rise to the occasion? I grew up in Africa in the ’90s, a period now often called the continent’s lost decade. It is a decade that many Africans associate […]

Universities to improve access for disabled

Original article on | 27 February 2017 The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has invested about R175.6 million to ensure that students and staff with disabilities have improved access to university facilities. The department on Tuesday said the money will be invested in infrastructure, as well as teaching and learning aids for […]

How to Stop Feeling Miserable in 5 Steps

Original article on | 9 January 2017 Sometimes you wake up feeling as if the world does not matter, anymore. There’s no point in trying, and why don’t we all just give up? You’re not the only one—many people feel this way at certain points in their lives. The important thing, however, is how […]