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Addressing the constraints that women and girls face in accessing water


 

Water security is a universally important goal, but one with particular gendered significance. The year 2020, marks 22 years since South Africa embarked on the United Nations, led 16 Days of Activism campaign for No Violence against Women and Children. Gender-based violence has long overcome our nation. However, since the outbreak of Covid-19, reports have […]

South Africa’s reputation as the highest alcohol consumers in the world


 

The impact on the person’s health is enormous, affecting many organs of the body, mainly, the liver, and also the pancreas. South Africans have the unflattering reputation as the highest alcohol consumers in the world. A behavioural pattern with dire individual and societal consequences. The American Psychiatric Association defines alcohol as the most dangerous of […]

GBV: Lessons from a pandemic


 

Photo by Byron SullivanThe 16 Days of Activism period, initiated by the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991, sees countries around the globe staging anti-abuse campaigns from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights Day). We are currently witnessing a time of the year that […]

INNOVATION

Church and the fourth industrial revolution

As a young boy who was raised in the Lutheran Church, one of the things I had to contend with was the determination of...

EDUCATION

South Africa’s reputation as the highest alcohol consumers in the world

The impact on the person's health is enormous, affecting many organs of the body, mainly, the liver, and also the pancreas.South Africans have the...

ECONOMICS

Don’t underestimate the power of natural gas to transform Africa

North African states such as Egypt and Algeria will account for part of this increase, as they are looking to ramp up development at...