12Dec 2018

Written by: Christine Quickfall How time flies! In a couple of weeks, I will be celebrating my 1- year anniversary in this position.  My Badisa season coincides with the time of year when we customarily reflect on the people and events that have shaped us, and the effect that our actions and words have had on […]

11Dec 2018

Deur Esmé Brink Spreker. Sanger. Liedjieskrywer.  Hoe bring ’n mens hulde aan iemand wat met woorde en wysies kon toor? Annalise het daardie rare vermoë gehad om woorde tot emosie en klank te kon omskep, en met haar glimlag en glinsterende oë diep binne in mens se siel te kon kyk. Ek het die besondere […]

06Nov 2018

Stats SA released a report in June 2018 giving more insight on crimes against women. During the study they asked South Africans whether women should have the same constitutional rights as men. It is estimated that 67% of men agreed with this statement, while 73% of women agreed. These percentages raise the question, “Do South […]

06Nov 2018

Written by Ronel van Zyl Women walking freely in the street and children playing safely in open spaces are the core of the National Development Plan goal on safety and security. A society free of fear of violence and discrimination is essential, not only as a basic human right but also as the foundation for […]

06Nov 2018

– written by Bianca Louw Not too long ago South African citizens were shocked  to hear that a six year old girl was raped in the bathroom of a popular family restaurant. There was an outcry on social media, South Africans were angry and mourned what happened to an innocent little girl. Suddenly rape wasn’t […]

06Nov 2018

Deur Esmé Brink Elke kind het die reg tot veiligheid, versorging en omgee.  Elke kind verdien dit om ‘n kans in die lewe te hê. Met haar lang donker hare, groot, amper swart oë en breë glimlag is Hilary Geslin een van hierdie kinders. Op 19 jarige ouderdom weet sy wat dit beteken om swaar […]