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How Chester the Puppet Sparked Battle Over Race and Free Speech in South Africa
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, race, South AFrica, South Africa, safety, ethics, culture, law, government, freedoms )

- 1194 days ago -
A case involving a right-wing singer and a puppet raises the question of how a 'rainbow nation' just two decades removed from a system of rigid segregation balances free speech with a persistent need to heal racial divides.
South Africa's Law to Stop Hate Crimes Against Gays
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, world, society, South AFrica, South Africa, rights, news, culture, education, law, government, safety )

- 1492 days ago -
Although it was created in direct response to the increase of hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in South Africa, the policy covers all forms of hate crimes, including xenophobic and racist attacks and hate
Nelson Mandela Changed a Divided South Africa With a Rugby Jersey
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, humanrights, ethics, sports, society, politics, rights, culture )

- 1565 days ago -
It was 1995, at the Rugby World Cup final, rugby's biggest game. Yet it was much more. It was nation-defining for South Africa, a transcendent moment in the transformation from apartheid to multiracial democracy.
RIP: Nelson Mandela, Former South African President and Global Icon, Dies at Age 95
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Nelson Mandela, legacy, south africa, apartheid, freedoms, human rights, world, politics, obituary, news, culture, sadness )

- 1566 days ago -
Nelson Mandela, who battled apartheid in South Africa before becoming its first democratic leader, died at his home in South Africa after several months of ongoing health problems. He was 95.
Tapping for Kids: Calm the Violence in South Africa's Township Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, children, education, family, government, sadness, safety, society, eftt, emotional freedom technique, rwandan genocide survivors, maori, south africa, anc, teaching, abuse, child, learners, pupils, emotionial freedom technique )

- 2020 days ago -
EFT calms anxiety; in trauma survivors and PTSD. School Project needs comments at '' to move into 'open for donors' stage. Restoring calm to angry hearts is urgent! Education is freedom: save our children - save our education! Comment at
ACTION ALERT: President Jacob Zuma: Save South African Farmers From Rape, Torture and Murder! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: south africa, government, investigation, crimes, murders, farmers )

- 2457 days ago -
Estimated death toll: 3805. On farms, smallholdings and other rural sites such as wildlife reserves, game lodges, rural roadsides. This list is invariably incomplete and does not include all the names of all the murdered people in rural areas because
In South Africa's Black Townships, Being Gay Can Be Fatal
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, gayrights, rights, politics, world, violence, South Africa, society, interesting, humans, culture, education, law, safety, sadness, news, death, activists, abuse, women, usa, police, ethics )

- 2489 days ago -
Noxolo Nogwaza died because she dressed like a man and wasn't afraid of anyone, friends and backers in Kwa-Thema say, one of the latest of a series of brutal rapes and killings of black lesbian women.
Society & Culture  (tags: South Africa, Women's Rights, Human Rights )

- 2553 days ago -
To South African President Zuma: "We call on you to publicly condemn 'corrective rape', criminalise hate crimes, and ensure immediate enforcement, public education and protection to victims. This terrible practice can only be stopped..."
A Campaign Goes Viral to Stop 'Corrective Rape,' Used to 'Cure' South African Women of Homosexuality
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, society, politics, world, gayrights, corrective rape, South Africa, women, violence, rights, news, safety, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, abuse )

- 2624 days ago -
How a humble online petition to stop the barbaric practice of "corrective rape" in South Africa went global.
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, farm workers, South Africa, society, politics, rights, news, culture, government, freedoms, law )

- 2764 days ago -
South African farm workers - especially female labourers - continue to be exploited, despite the existence of national labour laws and regulations designed to protect them.
Young South African Woman's AIDS Diary Touched Millions of Radio Listeners
Society & Culture  (tags: South Africa, Society, health, disease, illness, AIDS/HIV, stigma, death )

- 3202 days ago -
Rising from a shack in a South African shantytown, Thembi Ngubane mined a personal tragedy to become an international advocate for people with HIV and AIDS.

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