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No freedom without equality and equityhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8191No freedom without equality and equityNico Koopman & Chris JonesTuesday (27 April) was Freedom Day. In opinion pieces for the media, Prof Nico Koopman and Dr Chris Jones argue that poverty, inequality and unemployment still prevent many South Africans from enjoying their hard-won freedom.
International Women’s Day: Gender disparities must be stoppedhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8054International Women’s Day: Gender disparities must be stoppedJuliana Claassens & Soraya Seedat International Women’s Day was celebrated on Monday (March 8). In opinion pieces for the media, Profs Juliana Claassens and Soraya Seedat argue that women have the right to be angry about the pervasive discrimination, sexism and gender disparities.
Meet the Teaching Excellence Award winner: Dr Shantelle Weberhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8039Meet the Teaching Excellence Award winner: Dr Shantelle WeberCorporate Communication and Marketing/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en Bemarking [Rozanne Engel]Weber has a PhD in Practical Theology from SU and is a senior lecturer in the Department of Practical Theology and Missiology.
Corruption in way of social justicehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8001Corruption in way of social justiceChris Jones We must root out corruption with all its tentacles to ensure social justice - the underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence among our people - becomes a reality.
Several factors still impede true and lasting reconciliationhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7925Several factors still impede true and lasting reconciliationChris JonesWednesday (16 December) is Reconciliation Day. In an opinion piece for News24, Dr Chris Jones writes about the factors that still impede true and lasting reconciliation.
International Anti-Corruption Day: We must continue to fight corruptionhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7888International Anti-Corruption Day: We must continue to fight corruptionCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & BemarkingWednesday (9 December) is International Anti-Corruption Day. In opinion pieces for the media, Dr Chris Jones and Profs Evangelos Mantzaris & Pregala Pillay urge South Africans to keep on fighting against corruption because our democracy is at stake.
Gender-based violence is all of our problem https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7845Gender-based violence is all of our problem Juliana ClaassensDuring the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign (25 November to 10 December), we should keep in mind that gender-based violence is all of our problem.
Partnerships crucial to expand digital learning during pandemichttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7809Partnerships crucial to expand digital learning during pandemicChris JonesPartnerships between various role-players in education and civil society organisations can help ensure that more children in South Africa have access to digital learning.
We should cultivate healthier social media habitshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7768We should cultivate healthier social media habitsDion Forster We should cultivate healthier social media habits that are aligned to our better values, writes Prof Dion Forster from the Department of Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology) in an article for The Conversation.
Social and environmental justice can help eradicate povertyhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7759Social and environmental justice can help eradicate povertyChris JonesOn Saturday (17 October), the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed. In an opinion piece for Daily Maverick, Dr Chris Jones writes that we need to achieve social and environmental justice to help eradicate poverty.