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Payment of care work in South Africa

A care worker is someone who performs activities in service of others. Rape crisis counsellors are one type of care worker. Others include childcare workers, teachers, nurses and other people who provide physical and practical care in times of illness,

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16 Days Of Discontent: Day 10 – The investigation and prosecution of sexual offences

Today we focus on the investigation of sexual offences by the South African Police Services and the prosecution of these matters by the National Prosecuting Authority. Survivors of sexual offences and domestic violence are routinely encouraged to ‘speak out.’ But

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16 Days Of Discontent: Day 7 – Undervaluing care work

Today’s focus is on how post-rape care is funded and remunerated in South Africa. We all need care at some point in our lives and will, in turn, provide care to others. That said, care work in South Africa is

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