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By Jen Thorpe Read Part 1 'Where are We', Part 2 'Women and the Economy', Part 3: 'Energy and the Environment' As South Africans it seems that it is impossible to go a day without seeing a news headline of a violent attack in some form. Between 2006 and 2013, more than one million crimes … Continue reading Female State of the Nation: Part 4: Crime and Human Rights
By Jen Thorpe Read Part 1 – ‘Where are we’ here, and Part 2 ‘Women and the economy’ here It seems important that I’m sitting in my living room in the dark during load-shedding trying to finish this portion of the SONA analysis on the environment and energy. It couldn’t be much clearer to me that the … Continue reading Female State of the Nation: Part 3: Energy and the Environment
By Jen Thorpe This State of the Nation is one that asks you, for a few moments, to consider to some information about the majority of South Africans. Some information about the biggest population group that is not a racial or religious group. This State of the Nation asks ‘what is the problem’ and ‘what … Continue reading Female State of the Nation: Part 1: Where are we?
By Dela Gwala Last year, Tim Osrin made the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town infamous by attacking Cynthia Joni because he thought she was a sex worker. Five UCT students cemented this new found infamy by assaulting Delia Adonis on the pavements of Claremont. “ Racially-motivated” attacks is what the headlines cried. But in both these … Continue reading The other half of the conversation: Osrin and daily violence