Useful Resources

Domestic Abuse, Protection Orders and Exit Plans

For the legal definition of gender based violence and domestic abuse, how to go about obtaining a protection order as well as how to strategise an exit, Charlie Bezuidenhout-Hollingworth has put together another simple and extremely easy guideline that provides clarity and hope for a better tomorrow. Charlie grew up in a home with an abusive father and she has …

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The Double-Bind

I have been thinking about how many of our African women are in business but don’t see it as such.  The “Antie” doing catering for community events and making enough money to feed her extended family.  The “Gogo” watching the kids after school for the neighbours and her own grand children, the seamstress who is the “go to” when beautiful …

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