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“Narcissist” – We have all thrown around this word when describing a self-absorbed person - especially when it comes to various personal relationships including co-workers, friendships, romances and family. But how do we really know that someone truly is a narcissist,...read more
“If you put a frog in boiling water, it will jump out. If you put a frog in warm water and gradually turn up the heat until the water is boiling, the frog will remain there until it dies. That is an abusive relationship.” The thrill of growing a new relationship is...read more
The inclusion of Children’s Rights in the Bill of Rights was a major development for South African children, many of whom had suffered previously, their rights not being adequately protected in terms of applicable Law. Children are among the most vulnerable members of...read more
Domestic abuse is violence between one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or co-inhabitation. South Africa has one of the highest domestic-violence rates in the world and is sadly the most common form of human rights abuse in South...read more
“Narcissist” – This word has been broadcasted over social media greatly over this past year. There have been an influx of quizzes and articles along the lines of, “Are you dating a narcissist?”, “Symptoms of a narcissist” and such. However, we rarely speak about the...read more
Image Source Every year, starting on the 25thof November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women)until the 10th of December (Human Rights Day) a campaign known as 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-basedViolence is held in hopes of creating...read more
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After filling for divorce and leaving my husband I was devastated when my ex-took my five-year-old daughter without my consent and ran away with her. I put my matter into the hands of Karen Oliver. She gave me excellent advice and her staff were sympathetic and persistent at drafting documents and following up with me. Eventually, I came out the winner with my daughter in my primary care as the biggest prize of all. So grateful to Karen and her stellar team for getting me back my baby.Drea Densham