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SECTION27 is a public interest law centre that seeks to achieve substantive equality and social justice in South Africa. Guided by the principles of the Constitution, SECTION27 uses law, advocacy, legal literacy, research and community mobilisation to achieve access to healthcare services and basic education. SECTION27 aims to achieve structural change and accountability to ensure the dignity and equality of everyone. On our podcast channel, you will hear more about our campaigns and the issues we are advocating for.
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Ximunwana High Girls Empowerment Campaign: Psycho-social services to support adolescents
In this episode, learners from Ximunwana High School spoke to listeners of Makhado FM about the need for youth-orientated psycho-social support services. This discussion looked at some of the challenges that young people face today, highlighting bullying as a persistent issue affecting learners in schools.
28:04
June 24, 2021
Ximunwana High Girls Empowerment Campaign: Teenage pregnancy and lack of contraceptives
In this episode in discussion with presenters on Makhado FM, learners from Ximunwana High School, unpack adolescent sexual reproductive health right issues focusing on teenage pregnancy and the importance of youth-friendly health services to enable adolescents to feel open and free to ask for contraceptives and other sexual and reproductive services.
31:45
June 24, 2021
Ximunwana High Girls Empowerment Campaign: Substance abuse amongst teenagers
In this episode, learners from Ximunwana High School, Limpopo spoke to listeners of Makhado FM about how substance abuse is affecting adolescents in their community and what needs to be done address this problem. The learners expressed that to deal with substance abuse amongst teenagers,  adults in their community need to be open to speaking to adolescents about the challenges young people face. "Young people need to feel understood and supported in troubles"
26:26
June 24, 2021
Reporting the case to the Department of Education and transferring to a new school | IsiZulu
If a teacher or principal has sexually abused a learner, the incident must be reported to the Department of Basic Education. Should a learner wish to change schools after an incident of sexual abuse, they can. Listen to find more about reporting cases of sexual abuse to the DBE.
20:05
March 15, 2021
Applying for a Protection Order | IsiZulu
Applying for a protection order may be something you need to do to ensure your abusers keeps their distance from you. In this episode, we cover who can apply for a protection order? Why should you apply for a protection order? And the difference between interim and final protection orders?
18:07
March 15, 2021
Going for Counselling | IsiZulu
Going for counselling after being sexually abused will help you receive the comfort and support you need to feel safe again. In this episode with Imbokodo FM, we take a look at some of the tell-tell signs to look out for someone who has been sexually abused and share an understanding of why is counselling important? And, what to expect from counselling?
18:52
March 15, 2021
Going to the police station | IsiZulu
In this episode with Imbokodo FM, we will deal with a second and important step in reporting sexual abuse: going to the police. Questions about: • How do you go about opening a case for sexual violence? • Why is it important to go with a friend/someone you trust? • What are your rights at the police station? • What must ensure to do before you leave the station? • What is the difference between CAS number and CASE number? will all be answered in this episode.
23:45
March 15, 2021
How to address Sexual violence | IsiZulu
In this episode, our discussion with Imbokodo FM looks at: what is sexual violence? How to distinguish the types of sexual violence, and what does it mean to give consent? Consult our Sexual Violence handbook for more information on identifying and reporting sexual violence: https://section27.org.za/2014/05/someone-hurt-me-sexual-violence-guides/
32:49
March 15, 2021
Reporting the case to the Department of Education and transferring to a new school | SePedi
If a teacher or principal has sexually abused a learner, the incident must be reported to the Department of Basic Education. Should a learner wish to change schools after an incident of sexual abuse, they can. Listen to find more about reporting to DBE.
24:46
March 15, 2021
Applying for a Protection Order | SePedi
Applying for a protection order may be something you need to do to ensure your abusers keeps their distance from you. In this episode, we cover who can apply for a protection order? Why should you apply for a protection order? And the difference between interim and final protection orders?
23:16
March 15, 2021
Going for Counselling | SePedi
Going for counselling after being sexually abused will help you receive the comfort and support you need to feel safe again. In this episode with Radio Turf, we take a look at some of the tell-tell signs to look out for someone who has been sexually abused and share an understanding of why is counselling important? And, what to expect from counselling?
22:04
March 15, 2021
Going to the Police | SePedi
In this episode with Radio Turf, we will deal with a second and important step in reporting sexual abuse: going to the police. Questions about: • How do you go about opening a case for sexual violence? • Why is it important to go with a friend/someone you trust? • What are your rights at the police station? • What must ensure to do before you leave the station? • What is the difference between CAS number and CASE number? will all be answered in this episode.
16:09
March 15, 2021
Going to the hospital | SePedi
Going to the hospital is the first place to report if you have been sexually abused. In this episode, we will explain what you should expect when you get to the hospital, everything from signing a J88 form to the need for emergency contraceptives and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).
21:29
March 15, 2021
How to address Sexual violence | SePedi
In this episode, our discussion with Turf Radio looks at: what is sexual violence? How to distinguish the types of sexual violence, and what does it mean to give consent? Consult our Sexual Violence handbook for more information on identifying and reporting sexual violence: https://section27.org.za/2014/05/someone-hurt-me-sexual-violence-guides/
13:27
March 15, 2021
Sexually Transmited Infections | SePedi
STI's are infections that are passed on from one person to another through sexual activity. In this episode, SECTION27's Researchers answer the questions: What are the different types of STIs?; What is the difference between an STI and a urinary tract infection (UTI)? and when and how often one should get screened for STIs.
25:41
March 09, 2021
HIV Prevention | SePedi
This episode covers information on HIV, providing an understanding of what is HIV, how it is transmitted from one person to another, how can you prevent contracting HIV and more.
20:58
March 09, 2021
Pregnancy, Contraceptives, and Abortion | SePedi
School pregnancies are common in South Africa. It is often the case that learners who fall pregnant consequently drop out without completing their schooling. In this episode, SECTION27s, Researchers deal with adolescent pregnancies, access to contraceptives and safe abortions.
23:47
March 08, 2021
Puberty and Menstruation | Sepedi
In this episode, SECTION27's Researchers summarise all the changes young boys and girls can expect during puberty. The discussion moves on to deal with the myths and truths about female menstruation.
20:36
March 08, 2021
Introduction to Sexual Reproductive Health Rights | SePedi
Presenting this episode on sexual reproductive health rights in SePedi is SECTION27s legal assistant, kholofelo mphahlele and Facilitator Lethabo   Tjano. In this discussion, the following questions on SRHR are explored: 1. What are sexual reproductive health rights? 2. Sex, gender and sexual orientation seem to feature prominently in sexual reproductive health rights; what do these terms mean? 3. Why are these rights important?
22:17
March 08, 2021
Sexually Transmitted Infections | Setswana
STI's are infections that are passed on from one person to another through sexual activity. In this episode, SECTION27's Researchers answer the questions: What are the different types of STIs?; What is the difference between an STI and a urinary tract infection (UTI)?; and when and how often one should get screened for STIs.
16:03
March 07, 2021
HIV Prevention | Setswana
This episode covers information on HIV, providing an understanding of what is HIV, how it is transmitted from one person to another, how can you prevent contracting HIV and more.
18:22
March 07, 2021
Pregnancy, Contraceptives, and Abortion | Setswana
School pregnancies are common in South Africa. It is often the case that learners who fall pregnant consequently drop out without completing their schooling. In this episode, SECTION27s, Researchers deal with adolescent pregnancies, access to contraceptives and safe abortions.
31:05
March 07, 2021
Puberty and Menstruation | Setswana
In this episode, SECTION27's Researchers summarise all the changes young boys and girls can expect during puberty. The discussion moves on to deal with the myths and truths about female menstruation.
25:35
March 07, 2021
Introduction to Sexual Reproductive Health Rights | Setswana
Presenting this episode on sexual reproductive health rights in Setswana is SECTION27s Researcher, Motheo Brodie and Facilitator Pulane   Koarasi. In this discussion, the following questions on SRHR are explored: 1. What are sexual reproductive health rights? 2. Sex, gender and sexual orientation seem to feature prominently in sexual reproductive health rights, what do these terms mean? 3. Why are these rights important?
20:27
March 07, 2021
HIV Prevention | TshiVenda
This episode covers information on HIV, providing an understanding of what is HIV, how it is transmitted from one person to another, how can you prevent contracting HIV and more.
38:38
March 07, 2021
Pregnancy, Contraceptives, and Abortion | TshiVenda
School pregnancies are common in South Africa. It is often the case that learners who fall pregnant consequently drop out without completing their schooling. In this episode, SECTION27s, Researchers deal with adolescent pregnancies, access to contraceptives and safe abortions.
25:43
March 07, 2021
Puberty and Menstruation | TshiVenda
School pregnancies are common in South Africa. It is often the case that learners who fall pregnant consequently drop out without completing their schooling. In this episode, SECTION27s Researchers deal with issues around adolescent pregnancies, access to contraceptives and safe abortions.
24:50
March 07, 2021
Introduction to Sexual Reproductive Health Rights | TshiVenda
Presenting this episode on sexual reproductive health rights in TshiVenda is SECTION27s Researcher, Annah Maluleke and Facilitator, Tebogo Makhalenela Mdletshe. In this discussion, the following questions on SRHR are explored: 1. What are sexual reproductive health rights? 2. Sex, gender and sexual orientation seem to feature prominently in sexual reproductive health rights; what do these terms mean? 3. Why are these rights important?
27:27
March 07, 2021
Sexually Transmitted Infections Part 2 | IsiZulu
STI's are infections that are passed on from one person to another through sexual activity. In this episode, SECTION27's Researchers answer the questions: What are the different types of STIs?; What is the difference between an STI and a urinary tract infection (UTI)?; and when and how often one should get screened for STIs?
21:42
March 07, 2021
Sexually Transmitted Infections Part 1 | IsiZulu
STI's are infections that are passed on from one person to another through sexual activity. In this episode, SECTION27's Researchers answer the questions: What are the different types of STIs?; What is the difference between an STI and a urinary tract infection (UTI)?; and when and how often one should get screened for STIs?
20:13
March 07, 2021
HIV Prevention Part 2 | IsiZulu
This episode is packed with information on HIV, providing an understanding of what is HIV; how it is transmitted from one person to another, how can you prevent contracting HIV and more.
16:52
March 07, 2021
HIV Prevention Part 1 | IsiZulu
This episode is packed with information on HIV, providing an understanding of what is HIV; how it is transmitted from one person to another, how can you prevent contracting HIV and more.
18:33
March 07, 2021
Pregnancy, Contraceptives, and Abortion Part 2 | IsiZulu
School pregnancies are common in South Africa. It is often the case that learners who fall pregnant consequently drop out without completing their schooling. In this episode, SECTION27s Researchers deal with issues around adolescent pregnancies, access to contraceptives and safe abortions.
22:15
March 07, 2021
Pregnancy, Contraceptives, and Abortion Part 1 | IsiZulu
School pregnancies are common in South Africa. It is often the case that learners who fall pregnant consequently drop out without completing their schooling. In this episode, SECTION27s, Researchers deal with adolescent pregnancies, access to contraceptives and safe abortions. 
15:46
March 07, 2021
Introduction to Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Part 1 | IsiZulu
Presenting this episode on sexual reproductive health rights in IsiZulu is SECTION27s researchers, Thuthukile Mabatha and Patrick Zaid Mdletshe. In this discussion, the following questions on SRHR are explored. 1. What are sexual reproductive health rights? 2. Sex, gender and sexual orientation seem to feature prominently in sexual reproductive health rights, what do these terms mean? 3. Why are these rights important?
16:47
March 07, 2021
Puberty and Menstruation Part 2 | Isizulu
In this episode, SECTION27's Researchers summarise all the changes young boys and girls can expect during puberty. The discussion moves on to deal with the myths and truths about female menstruation.
18:34
March 07, 2021
Puberty and Menstruation Part 1 | Isizulu
In this episode, SECTION27's Researchers summarise all the changes young boys and girls can expect during puberty. The discussion moves on to deal with the myths and truths about female menstruation.
17:36
March 07, 2021
Introduction to Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Part 2 | IsiZulu
Presenting this episode on sexual reproductive health rights in IsiZulu is SECTION27s researchers, Thuthukile Mabatha and Patrick Zaid Mdletshe. In this discussion, the following questions on SRHR are explored. 1. What are sexual reproductive health rights? 2. Sex, gender and sexual orientation seem to feature prominently in sexual reproductive health rights, what do these terms mean? 3. Why are these rights important?
16:47
March 07, 2021
Criteria under which citizens can leave their homes and go back to work
Abongile Nkamisa from the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS), University of Witwatersrand,  discusses the workplace protocols for going back to work and private household employment.
05:48
September 30, 2020
COVID and Fake News
As the coronavirus spreads, so does fake news and infodemic of misinformation. Dr Nathi Sibhoko spoke to Nqubeka FM about the dangers of fake news.
10:49
September 30, 2020
Funerals in the context of COVID19
Funerals in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, with Chief Gwadiso. 
11:01
September 30, 2020
Food insecurity in rural communities
Mama Nosintu Mncimeli speaks about the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security in rural communities.
06:03
September 29, 2020
COVID and HIV/AIDS
Nombeko Mpongo from the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, University of Cape Town discussing COVID and HIV/AIDS.
11:54
September 29, 2020