Author Archives: Hope To Heal

Heavy rain falls and windstorm left thousands homeless and death toll is over 300

In April 2022, KwaZulu Natal was hard hit by one of the deadliest natural disasters since the 1987 floods, Heavy rainstorm and flash floods left thousands homeless and over three hundred people dead. Critical infrastructure, including roads, transportation, communications, electrical, and water supply was affected.  Technical teams are working round the clock to restore services. […]

Russia invades Ukraine, leaving women and children and great risk of Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking a global and widespread crime, whereby criminals steal a person’s freedom for profit. It is a grave violation on a person’s human rights and egregious assault on the victim. The criminals behind this highly profitable business seize the opportunity created by the need or desire of people to escape not just poverty and […]


This questionnaire is designed to obtain information regarding your perceptions, opinions, and attitudes towards gender-based violence (GBV) as a problem that affects all stakeholders negatively, including private sector organisations and society at large. Gender-based violence refers to any kind of physical, emotional, psychological or financial harm caused to another person, with women and children most […]

Human Trafficking Awareness Day – 11 January 2022

Human Trafficking Awareness Day on January 11th brings attention to a crime that leaves a lasting toll on human life, families, and communities around the world. It is one of the fastest growing organised criminal enterprises in the world and requires the collaboration of federal, state, and local law enforcement to effectively combat. Each year, millions […]

International Human Rights Day 10 Dec 2021

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document, which proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political […]

New24 Suspect held as police rescue over 50 young men from home in Joburg

Ntwaagae Seleka More than 50 young men allegedly smuggled illegally into the country have been rescued in Zakariyya Park. The victims were from East Africa. The police acted on a tip-off that led to the house where the victims were kept. Swift action by Johannesburg-based police officers on Thursday night led to the rescue […]

New NGO aims to raise awareness on human trafficking

By Asanda Matlhare Intern Journalist– For more info see: Date: 01 Oct 2021 Not only does the foundation aim to raise awareness of human trafficking, it also wants to shine a light on gender-based violence. In a bid to combat human trafficking, the Hope to Heal Foundation has launched its inaugural Global Action for Freedom Summit. Not only […]

Largest human trafficking sting in Ohio history nets 161, including politician, firefighter

A firefighter, college professor and a Cleveland-area city councilman were among 161 people nabbed in a statewide sex sting operation last week, described as Ohio largest ever focused on human trafficking. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and law enforcement officials from Franklin, Montgomery, Portage and Summit counties, as well as social service providers and former human […]