Happy abuser’s day

As is customary this time of the year, we are once more reminded to observe and commemorate what is termed “16 days of activism for No Violence Against Women and Children. Personally I won’t be commemorating the two weeks, for the simple reason that I don’t even get what that is all about.

Child abuse, sexual and domestic violence are among the most destructive experiences afflicting women and children.

The prevalence of such violence takes an enormous toll on the lives of individual victims as well as the larger society, through innumerable behavioral, health, psychological, and economic consequences.

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Let the law take its course

When the news broke, a fierce debate ensued. While some members of the public believe that the law should take its cause, there is a section of the population that believes the move to detain the MP is politically motivated.Matsheka has been in the custody of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security since August 2 and the warrant of arrest was allegedly obtained on August 4, two days later.The issue of alleged ritual murders has never been an...

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