OPINION: Safe sanitation in rural schools – a dream deferred?

2019-12-12 17:14

Their rights to safety and human dignity are violated. Schools, which are meant to nurture and secure the future of communities, become a threat to the lives of the most vulnerable members of society, writes Thembela Ntlemeza.

Campaigning for the 'dignity of children', Anele Mdoda ramps up support to eradicate pit latrines

2019-06-15 07:11

"Proper toilets go hand in hand with clean sanitation, which goes hand in hand with reducing infections and deaths that may occur," says TV and radio presenter Anele Mdoda.

At this school, pupils are forced to borrow a broken toilet seat from teachers to put on holes used as toilets

2018-12-02 22:14

Pupils at Mndundu Junior Secondary School in the Eastern Cape borrow a broken toilet seat from a staff toilet to put over holes, which are all that is left of most of their school toilets.


Pit toilet death: Michael Komape case heads to Supreme Court of Appeal

2019-06-12 22:34

The case of five-year-old Michael Komape, who fell into a pit toilet at his school and drowned, is heading to the Supreme Court of Appeal.

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