How to help a neighbour you suspect may be a victim of domestic violence With South Africa having one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world, the unfortunate reality is that many of us may have witnessed or will likely witness it in our lifetime. Despite its prevalence in our society, many people feel hesitant or fearful to intervene when we know or suspect someone is experiencing domestic violence.

How to help a neighbour you suspect may be a victim of domestic violence

With South Africa having one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world, the unfortunate reality is that many of us may have witnessed or will likely witness it in our lifetime. Despite its prevalence in our society, many people feel hesitant or fearful to intervene when we know or suspect someone is experiencing domestic violence.

This sad reality was showcased in a 2010 video experiment conducted by People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA). In the video, a man plays the drums from a house within a Johannesburg complex. Multiple neighbours can be seen knocking on his door and asking him to be...
AURA, SA’s Emergency Marketplace, Secures R62 Million Series A Funding Deal "We are gearing some of the funding towards hiring top talent to head up each new region while growing teams in established regions – especially our tech team."

AURA, SA’s Emergency Marketplace, Secures R62 Million Series A Funding Deal

"We are gearing some of the funding towards hiring top talent to head up each new region while growing teams in established regions – especially our tech team."

AURA, the African-based security and medical response marketplace, has secured R62 million in a Series A funding round, which was led by MultiChoice Group (MCG), KLT Holdings and Buffet Investments. This positions AURA favourably for its global expansion plans. AURA...
Inclusive, accessible technology key to real empowerment and fighting GBV As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month and the significant contribution women make in every sector of society, the fight for equal rights, economic empowerment, and freedom from violence rightfully remain in the spotlight.

Inclusive, accessible technology key to real empowerment and fighting GBV

As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month and the significant contribution women make in every sector of society, the fight for equal rights, economic empowerment, and freedom from violence rightfully remain in the spotlight.

According to Warren Myers, Founder, and CEO of AURA, South Africa’s leading security and medical response marketplace, inclusive, accessible technology is a key component in enabling empowerment and in preventing and combating the unacceptably high levels of...