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From refugee camp to university

They spent most of their lives in crowded refugee camps after their families fled violence in Somalia, but now 22 men and six women have won university scholarships to study in Canada.
Somalia: first doctors in 18 years

Bang Bang club lives on in film

Filming of The Bang Bang Club, a movie which reveals the lives and times of four photojournalists who captured the harrowing violence of the apartheid South Africa, is underway in Johannesburg.

Which way, South Africa?

According to a recent Human Science Research Council survey, almost 80% of South Africans plan to participate in the 2009 national and provincial elections. This is a good sign; the people are getting ready to speak, writes Khanyi Magubane.

Academics unpack xenophobia

As South Africans grapple with the recent spate of xenophobic attacks against foreigners, academics have also come together to try and find a solution to the crisis.

Beating violence: One Man Can

Beating violence: One Man Can

In a bid to encourage and help South African men take action to end violence against women, the Sonke Gender Justice Network continues to roll out its One Man Can campaign across the country.

16 Days of Activism

Imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape, no child abuse. The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign challenges South Africans to declare a truce on violence against women and children - and, ultimately, to make it a permanent one.


Men, united, can help stop abuse

As South Africans are being called on to help stop violence against women and children in the country, two local organisations are striving to nurture a stronger and wiser generation of South African men, writes Sholain Govender.

Domestic violence training manual

The government has published a manual to help build the capacity and skills of professionals and community members in addressing domestic violence.


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