Monthly Archives: September 2019

In 2018, Abortion Was The Leading Cause of Death With 41 Million Killed

Source: Prepare For Change | By Edward Morgan 41.9 million abortions performed as of December 31, 2018 By Daniel Newton, In 2018, abortion was the number one cause of death, with over 41 million babies being killed before birth, according to Worldometers. There have been a massive 41.9 million abortions performed as of December 31, 2018, Worldometers reported. […]

INTERVIEW-Follow the money to fight human trafficking, top Interpol director says

by Fabio Teixeira | @ffctt | Thomson Reuters Foundation RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Countries and companies need to share financial data if they hope to stop human trafficking, connecting governments and companies that often do not work together to fight crime, a top Interpol director said on Wednesday. Encouraging the private sector to share […]

Trafficking survivors are being failed the world over

Five million people are victims of sex trafficking today, but very few of them receive much-needed help and support. by Agnes Odhiambo & Heather Barr Human trafficking is a booming business. The recent arrest of Jeffrey Epstein in the US on charges of trafficking and sexual exploitation of girls is just one example of an urgent problem […]

I deserve life sentence: mother who poisoned 4 children

JOHANNESBURG – Zinhle Maditla faces possible multiple life sentences after pleading guilty to premeditated murder. The woman admitted to feeding her four children rat poison. Maditla took the stand for the first time, to ask the court for mercy on Tuesday. A pre-sentencing report says the 25-year-old may have been stressed about how she would take care of her children […]

Gender-based violence: The ball’s in your court, Mr President

by  Greg Nicolson  Greg Nicolson 1 day agoChilling evidence of hostel murderDUT students go on rampage Cyril Ramaphosa’s response to gender-based violence could be one of the defining issues of his presidency. He’s talked the talk, now he must act. On Wednesday in Parliament, he has that opportunity. Addressing the media in Parliament on Tuesday 17 […]

Nigerian national given 6 life sentence & 129 years imprisonment for human trafficking

Six life sentences and an additional 129 years imprisonment was meted out to a Nigerian national for human trafficking and related charges after he kept three young girls hostage to work as sex slaves. Judge Natvarlil Ranchod, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, on Wednesday cited experts as saying that human trafficking is […]

Convicted paedophile Bob Hewitt’s parole suspended

Bob Hewitt will remain in prison in Port Elizabeth after the Minster of Justice and Correctional Services ordered a review of the convicted paedophile’s parole.  by James Richardson Image by Ichigo121212 from Pixabay Just three days after Correctional Services announced that convicted paedophile Bob Hewitt would be released on parole the Ministry of Justice have announced the suspension of that decision. […]

ConCourt says spanking your child at home is illegal

Wednesday 18 September 2019 – 10:13am JOHANNESBURG – The Constitutional Court has ruled that it is illegal for parents to smack their children in their homes.  The court has upheld the South Gauteng High Court’s 2017 ruling against corporal punishment in the home. The high court struck down the defence of reasonable chastisement, saying physical discipline […]

A Teenage Girl Killed Herself After Being Called “Dirty” While On Her Period

Local police launched a formal investigation into the girl’s death almost a week later, following outrage from parents and Kenyan lawmakers. Tamerra Griffin A high school student in Kenya killed herself last week after her teacher shamed her for bleeding through her school uniform when she was on her period. Now parents and lawmakers are […]