Monthly Archives: September 2019

Nearly two-thirds of teenage girls have been in abusive relationships, study finds

James Hockaday A study shows 64 per cent of teenage girls have experienced relationship abuse, but many were not aware of it (Picture: Getty Images/Love Respect/Women’s Aid) Women’s Aid has launched a website to help teenage girls after a study revealed nearly two-thirds of them had been in abusive relationships. The charity’s new #LoveRespect project […]

National Book Week: 5 educational benefits of reading for children

2 September marks the first day of National Book Week in South Africa. Here is how reading can improve your child’s education and knowledge. It goes without saying that reading plays a huge impact on your child’s development as they navigate the world. Whether you read to your child regularly or encourage them to engage […]

“That’s Not Really My Uncle,” Scared Boy Tells Woman Behind Him on Plane —Then a Text Message Changes Everything

Kelsey Straeter All too often, people assume that human trafficking is a third-world problem—but disturbingly, one of the most privileged countries in the planet is also one of the most prevalent for this heinous crime. According to the State Department’s 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report, The United States is a breeding ground for human trafficking. Even […]

Honour Thandi’s legacy – speak out about domestic abuse, urge family and friends

Marianne Thamm © Copyright (c) Daily Maverick , All Rights Reserved Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. In death, the women who knew and loved businesswoman and philanthropist, Dr Thandi Ndlovu, broke the silence of […]