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Discussion: The Black Body – (Still) a Site of Oppression?

To mark Human Rights Day 2019 the Apartheid Museum hosts a public discussion and debate entitled "The Black Body: (Still) a Site of Oppression?" led by a stellar lineup of South African activists and academics. Radio presenter, political analyst and writer Eusebius McKaiser moderates the panel…

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Is The Black Body Still A Site Of Oppression?

The Black Body: (still) a site of oppression? The month of March is human rights month. After almost 25-years of democracy, does South Africa have a healthy human rights culture? The global history of colonialism, and anti-black racism specifically, is in important respects a history of…

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Apartheid Museum debate investigates the black body as a site of oppression

On a day that marks exactly 59 years since the murder of a group of black protesters by apartheid law enforcement in the township of Sharpeville, Gauteng, the Apartheid Museum hosted a public debate titled ‘The Black Body: (Still) a Site of Oppression?’. On 21…

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Melanin education can help end the obsession of wanting a white skin

Until we start telling our dark-skinned children they’re beautiful and perfect as they are – and believing it – dangerous skin bleaching is here to stay. It starts when children are young: the moment a child is born, relatives start comparing siblings’ skin colour. It…

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11 Dec Melanin education can help end the obsession of skin-bleaching

CHANNEL AFRICA  |  PODCAST 2  Download 2.2 MB  The Education of melanin can help in ending the obsession of having a lighter pigmented skin. Melanin is the pigment that gives human skin, hair, and eyes their color. Dark-skinned people have more melanin in their skin than light-skinned…

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5 facts life threatening dangers skin lightening

It seems that bleaching ones skin has become a thing in South Africa. Kaya FM revealed a crazy statistic stating that one in every three South Africans has tried to lighten their skin using a bleach treatment.  READ MORE

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Until We Make Our Kids Believe Black Is Beautiful, Skin Bleaching Will Continue

Until we start telling our dark-skinned children they're beautiful and perfect as they are – and believing it – dangerous skin bleaching is here to stay. READ MORE

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SANBio empowering female owned bio-businesses

This year, International Women’s Day shared a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity under the campaign theme #PressforProgress. There is a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. This has since seen organisations…

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Woman remain underrepresented in the ICT field

Men continue to take centre stage as woman remain underrepresented in the ICT field. This is word from the chairperson of Women in Tech South Africa, Robyn Farah, who was commenting on the need for inclusivity in the local tech sector. With today marking International…

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Bio-science businesses stand chance to get $300k

FEMALE Zimbabwean entrepreneurs involved in bio-science business stand a chance to get R300 000 to develop their businesses under a regional competition spearheaded by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development. READ MORE

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