President Ramaphosa seeks to address the South African rape crisis. He suggested changes to sentencing for offenders and better skilled police and prosecutors. But will these changes be enough to address the crisis?Read More
This article looks at the South African Constitution and the purposes behind the new South African land reform policy of land expropriation without compensation. It further addresses concerns with a lack of farming knowledge and the impact this will have on expropriated farms.Read More
By: Angela Gamalski.
As medical device technology expands, so does the need for regulation to assure that patients are protected from malfunctioning devices. South Africa expanded its medical device regulation, modeled on the EU’s medical device directive, just prior to the 2017 Medical Device Regulation. What does this mean for South African technology innovators?
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By: Sophie Goodman.
Over 140 million girls and women are affected by Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Many countries have taken steps to enact laws and regulations to curb the cultural and societal expectations to undergo FGM. South Africa effectively criminalized FGM and continues to educate society on the complications and human rights implications of FGM.
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By: Andrew Brockman.
outh Africa is a developed country which is incredibly corrupt, but people are not aware of it. What is so depressing is that learning about the corruption is merely one click away, but Americans do not read about it.Read More
By Abbie Carver.
South Africa enacted legislation prohibiting sexual harassment as a form of gender discrimination. Unfortunately, greater legislative reform is needed to continue to fight for gender equality in South Africa. Continue reading to learn about the current legislation in South Africa addressing the issue of gender discrimination.Read More