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Archive for November, 2018

Recognising the warning signs that someone is being abused

It is a sad fact that statistically South African women have more to fear from people they know than from strangers. It’s impossible to know with certainty what goes on behind closed doors, but there are some sure signs and symptoms of emotional abuse and domestic violence. If you witness

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Why do men abuse women?

Why do men abuse women? There’s no one answer, but research around the world have repeatedly shown that boys who were abused as children are significantly more likely to be violent adults. One such study, conducted by the University of the Witwatersrand’s public health department and the social justice organisation Sonke

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What is domestic violence?

Domestic violence is a devastating social problem that affects every segment of the population.  Even persons not involved in domestic violence should be able to identity victims in order to protect them from further harm. South Africa has one of the highest incidences of domestic violence in the world. And, sadly,

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