A new generation of South Africans are questioning what freedom means for women and the LGBTQIA+ community. The Break the Silence Movement says it intends on taking conversations about gender-based violence beyond hashtags.
With budgets diverted to food parcels, nearly 180,000 Gauteng learners did not receive dignity packs, which include sanitary towels. Health-e spoke to learners who were left vulnerable by the decision.
Reports of fraudulent vaccinations has led to tighter measures around the Electronic Vaccination Data System. Doctors in private practice are accused of registering their employees and family members to receive the Covid-19 vaccine during the country’s first phase of the national rollout.
On 1 February, Gauteng’s healthcare workers will be first to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. But, as President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech to world leaders shows, securing vaccines for the rest of the country is ongoing.