Opinion

What it means to be unemployed as a person with a...

On Monday I sat in a Zoom meeting with other Disabled people. We were discussing vaccine accessibility challenges. One of the statistics...

Who heals the healer?

“I’m okay. I’m hanging in there. You know how it is,” writes Dr. Anastacia Tomson as she navigates being a woman, a...

How to console someone when words are not enough

I feel like a broken record when sending condolences messages. The ways of saying it may differ, but the helplessness behind it...

The virtual reality of death

Grief is something you don’t overcome. These last two years we have witnessed death at unprecedented levels. The pandemic has caused us...

Poverty Shaming has no place in South Africa

The unemployment rate in South Africa is at 32.6%. The pandemic worsened employment opportunities as many industries were affected adversely.  Added to...

Democratic Alliance says bang bang not jab jab

On June 22 2021 the Democratic Alliance (DA) hosted a virtual firearm summit. The DA has previously supported private gun ownership for...

Palestine could be taking a South African direction

The signs are there that the Israeli state may have ‘won’ the most recent battle against Palestinians but could be losing the...

From UJ: How we are transforming the university to respond to...

Issues of gender and sexuality have been strongly debated in South Africa’s new democracy. From the National Women’s Coalition (NWC) in the...

Can the ANCYL be the answer to the crisis of youth...

Zama Mthunzi  The formation and the announcement of the African National Congress Youth League National Youth National Task Team...

Lack-cess to education – the cycle of abuse against South African...

Seven postgraduate students from Wits University’s Critical Diversity Studies department write about the perennial funding crisis in higher education in South Africa....

France and the hijab: The problem is France

By Iram Yousuf  Earlier this morning the French Senate passed an amendment that would make it illegal for girls...

Corona on the other side of wealth

Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu or “I am because you are” is how we describe the meaning of Ubuntu. It speaks to the phenomena...

When men speak out against abuse they must be ready to...

In the name of a progressive politics, in the name of spaces of teaching and learning about the inequities of the world,...

The Bachelorette SA: Qiniso van Damme is a princess among...

South Africa’s first Bachelorette is Qiniso van Damme. Those of us who are not picky about our television consumption may remember Qiniso...

The global cult of white supremacy: How the South African radical...

Some radical right-wing South African groups have travelled to the US in efforts to expand their organisational networks Haley...

The SAPS is too caught up in its own contradictions to...

The lockdown protests in Cape Town offered us many laughs but it also showed that the police do know how to approach...

The Hazara community in Pakistan: a test for Imran Khan

By Sonia Qadir and Junaid S. Ahmad Pakistan recently witnessed yet another brutal slaughter of the Hazaras, this time...

Quote This Woman+ on 16 Days of Activism

This year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Violence Against Women coincides with the release of the Wits...

Hell no: The Blitzbokke should not be training with an Israeli...

Opinion  The Israeli 7s rugby team is set to join a training camp with the Blitzbokke in Stellenbosch. When...

We need to look beyond consent in discussions of sex and...

As a sexual violence researcher, one of the most important things I’ve learned about sexual violence, mostly...
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