Gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa: the new terror, the new normal


South Africa has one of the highest rates of intimate partner violence, where rape and sexual violence have become the order of the day. No country exists free of violence, whether moderate or severe, and South Africa is no exception – hence, it is customarily referred to as having a ‘culture of violence’. As a […]

Ending violence against women and children requires a shift in our thinking and practices


Reports have highlighted the impact of colliding pandemics on women and children, Covid-19 and GBV – with levels of violence escalated during “lockdown” at the homes where women and children should ideally be safe. As we reach the end of the 16 days of activism of no violence against women and children campaign, we have […]

Universal access to water important to reduce women abuse


As we commemorate the 16 Days of Activism against Women and Child Abuse, it is crucial that we look at the role of the lack of access to reliable water supply in women and child abuse. Water is life as it is basically central to every aspect of life. It is therefore critical that every […]


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...


Zionist Israel: 73 years of Apartheid occupation and oppression of Palestine

The global release of the B'Tselem Human Rights report that Israel is an Apartheid state hellbent on oppression, injustice and war crimes against Palestinians...


Money isn’t the most powerful motivator

Most companies have unique methods for motivating people. When it’s done right this delivers an energised workforce, inspires progress and pushes teams to excel....