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Fighting Abuse of Women in Western Cape Farmlands

Fighting Abuse of Women in Western Cape Farmlands

In part one of a four-part series on gender-based violence and grassroots activism, we look at an anti-GBV community-response team in the small Western Cape town of Klapmuts. It is a tall order for an organisation with no funding to provide protection and safety for female victims of gender-based violence (GBV) 24 hours a day. […]

Paraguayans Lose Faith In Justice System That Values Land Over Law

Paraguayans Lose Faith In Justice System That Values Land Over Law

Mariano Castro strikes up a chant on the steps of Asunción’s courthouse: “Dictatorship, never again!” It’s 11 July and a controversial trial in the Paraguayan capital has just come to an end. The court ruled that three of his sons participated in a deadly ambush that killed six police officers. Two received lengthy jail terms. […]