No country for poor people: South African government must act on its motto of ‘saving lives and protecting livelihoods’

Police in Gauteng search street people in a area used by the homeless during the national lockdown

Op-Ed by one of our Research Fellows Rebecca Walker based at the University of the Witwatersrand, and her colleague Elsa Oliveira on the impact of covid lockdown and xenophobia on refugee women in Johannesburg.

The full Op-Ed on the Daily Maverick website is available here


Photo: EPA-EFE / Kim Ludbrook