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What's in South Africa's new Political Party Funding Bill?

Until recently, South Africa's political parties have been largely united in their opposition to the regulation of their private funding.  After the ANC changed its stance last year, on the 27 March 2018, the National Assembly adopted the Political Party Funding Bill.

Shelter Staff Get Paid So Little for Their Dedication

19 years of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against women and children in SA, but there is little evidence that this campaign has helped curb the horrific levels of violence. Read more...

By Claudia Lopes, Joy Watson, Natasha Adonis

Stay Safe From Domestic Abuse this Festive Season

A national study of shelters for abused women and children suggests that when adequately supported, shelters significantly contribute to women exiting from abusive relationships. Read more...

By Talk of the Town