Viewpoints

10Sep 2016

IT IS NOT (ONLY) ABOUT THE HAIR The Pretoria Girls’ High School hair policy has topped the South African news headlines for the first week in September 2016. Although race-related news stories generally top news headlines in South Africa, the speed with which this story escalated and dominated the news was astonishing. Why would that […]

14May 2013

HREiD RESEARCH GROUP SPEAKS OUT: STOP HOMOPHOBIA ON THE POTCH CAMPUS OF THE NWU A recent article in the student newspaper of the North-West University’s Potchefstroom campus (Wapad, 25-04-2013 / Vol 6) claims that a student has been a victim of homophobia when a lecturer supported a comment that ‘homosexual people should not exist’.  When […]