Monthly Archives: July 2019

World Day Against Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is not just sexual slavery but also for the purpose of forced labour, forced marriage / child marriage, Organ smuggling, surrogacy Human trafficking can occur within a country or trans-nationally. Human trafficking is a crime against the person because of the violation of the victim’s rights of movement through coercion and because of […]

Anti-Slavery

Anti-Slavery International continues to campaign for the Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill to become law, so that victims of slavery are given the time and support they need to begin their recovery and help with the prosecution of the criminals who profit from exploiting them.   Now thanks to two survivors who challenged the Home […]

HIGH TEA WITH HER SERENE HIGHNESS PRINCESS CHARLENE OF MONACO

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco, born in South Africa, grew up in Benoni, married to Prince Albert of Monaco, has two beautiful children, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella but is still very involved in various charity organisations and events back home in South Africa. I always bought every magazine that featured Her Serene […]

Australia has just got a new national suicide prevention adviser to tackle the mental health crisis

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has appointed Christine Morgan as Australia’s national suicide prevention officer. Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants to see a dramatic drop in the number of people who take their own lives and has appointed a new adviser in a move aimed at curbing the mental health crisis.  In a step towards tackling the […]

South African schools will soon get these new subjects

The South African government has committed to a ‘skills revolution’ that will give the country human capital required for a digital economy, says President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was speaking at the inaugural Digital Economy Summit on Friday (5 July). As part of this initiative, Ramphosa said that more than one million young people would be […]

Inequalities Experienced By Students From Rural Contexts – Seminar

Addressed by The Southern African Rurality in Higher Education – Held at the Sheraton Hotel Pretoria. The Southern African Rurality in Higher education project is an ESRC-NRF newton funded collaborative research project between the University of Brighton, The University of Johannesburg, Rhodes University, the University of Forte Hare, investigating students’ transition from rural schools and […]