“No Word for ‘Depression'”: Justice in Mental Health in South Africa

Written by Aimee Fouche //  The topic of mental health in South Africa (SA) is complex. It is riddled with a lack of both qualified professionals and funding from the state and employment opportunities. Not to have sufficient mental health care services in a violent country like South Africa is obviously a gross injustice. This … Continue reading “No Word for ‘Depression'”: Justice in Mental Health in South Africa

Together against Modern-Day Slavery: A Conversation with Matt Friedman

A Conversation with Matt Friedman //  Can you give us a breakdown of modern slavery? What are the main types of slavery today and the general demographics of people being enslaved? Matt: The latest figure is 45.8 million people in modern slavery. About 66%, or about 30 million of them are in Asia. About 75% … Continue reading Together against Modern-Day Slavery: A Conversation with Matt Friedman

Children of the Sand: Restoring the Home Poverty Stole

Written by Sandra Gastañudi Torres // (Article originally written in Spanish. Click here for the English translation) Spanish Alto Trujillo y Nuevo Jerusalén, son dos localidades contiguas, que se extienden en los  arenales del Cerro Cabra, en la ciudad de Trujillo; son altamente peligrosos y delictivos, abundan las pandillas, sicariato y bandas organizadas. Probablemente el germen del … Continue reading Children of the Sand: Restoring the Home Poverty Stole