Saturday, August 8, 2020

How Did We Get In This Mess?

The abuse of women and children is an extremely serious matter and one which deserves attention.We've been taking you through this year's commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism...

I want to leave but where do I go?

People who have suffered abuse often live in a constant, paralyzing fear, and because of the bond established between them and the person who's abused them, leaving the relationship...

Is there hope after abuse?

Well, for the past few days here at 1Africa we’ve been tackling the issue of violence as one of the major issues affecting humanity and yes, it is happening...

Why Lie About It?

There's a well-known kids' story from Aesop's Fables. It's called The Boy Who Cried Wolf and it has been used through the ages as a tale to caution children...

Do you see?

He might well be a “good man” in many ways.  He might be your good friend or brother.  Your dedicated work colleague.   A great guy in your soccer...

Who Do I Talk To?

The fact that so many women and their children are abused are beyond shocking.  The more statistics I gobble up, the worse everything seems, and then it dawns on...

Do Only Women Get Abused?

Last weekend, I watched a horrifying video. In all honesty, a part of me regrets watching it and I've been battling to erase the images of what I saw...

How Bad Is The Problem?

We're not here to discuss whether or not there is a problem. That part is clear and should be taken as read. We live in a violent world and...

Will I ever be loved again?

Whenever we have been through a traumatic experience, whether it be the loss of a loved one or some form of physical abuse, we always end up asking ourselves...

Is It My Fault?

What did I do to deserve this?  How could it have been avoided?  Is it my fault?  Questions like these are all too familiar when terrible things happen to...

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