HIV and discrimination: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons and their unique HIV vulnerabilities in SA

On World Aids Day 2016, Geoffrey Ogwaro from the Centre for Human Rights at UP writes about leveling the plane for all vulnerable groups in South Africa in terms of disparities that fuel the discriminatory regime of HIV and Aids care.

Ending the Rape Culture

Gender inequalities are at the heart of rape culture in South Africa and without conscious, sustained and deliberate efforts to dismantle them, the problem will prevail, writes Patience Mungwari-Mpani from the Centre for Human Rights.

Anything to declare? UP makes a move to protect South Africa’s borders from invaders

Ms Katelyn Faulkner and Prof Mark Robertson from the Department of Zoology and Entomology at the University of Pretoria, developed a model to prioritise inspections aimed at preventing biological invasions.

UP's smile makers are changing lives

The Facial Cleft Deformity Clinic in the Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery at the University of Pretoria is the largest facial cleft clinic in Africa and has treated more than 4 300 patients over the last 33 years.

Shedding light on animal responses to changing environments

A newly-built facility at the University of Pretoria will permit research on the effects of changing environmental conditions on the behaviour and physiology of small animals.

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