Author Archives: Hope To Heal

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 […]

Teen moms crisis: Outrage over rise in shameful trend

Teen moms crisis: Outrage over rise in shameful trend By FAITH NYAMAI More by this Author IN SUMMARY The Ministry of Education has identified major causes of teenage pregnancies as lack of parental guidance, lack of sex education in schools and moral decay in the society. Other cases include lack of guidance and counselling in […]

4 major new laws that every South African needs to know about

By Staff Writer Subscribe A number of pieces of legislation will be considered by president Cyril Ramaphosa’s new administration, according to minister of Justice and Correctional Service, Ronald Lamola, who was presenting to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Wednesday (3 July). Lamola said that these bills include the upcoming Cybercrime Bill, which is […]

They escaped ISIS. Then they got sucked into Baghdad’s sex trafficking underworld

By Arwa Damon, Ghazi Balkiz, Brice Laine and Aqeel Najm, CNN Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)Nadia’s handshake is strong, but her voice trembles as she says hello. Leaning against a window, she describes in painful detail the twisted journey that saw her evade the grip of terrorists only to fall victim to Baghdad’s sex trafficking underworld.Stories like Nadia’s have […]