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Carol Freeman

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Carol Freeman is a political activist and women's rights lobbyist, specialising in issues related to violence against women, rape and human trafficking for sexual exploitation. Her experience in this field has given her a particular understanding of the power relationships that exist around issues of commercial sex and rape.

She has made various contributions to public policy including compiling a report for Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) at the United Nations, NY.

In defence of the ‘white liberal’

A recent column by the usually insightful and thought-provoking Verashni Pillay in the Mail & Guardian has caused something of an uproar. Her contention appears…

Deeply disturbing premises

Last week, George Lekgetho, when arguing for the legalisation of prostitution for the 2010 World Cup, said: “It is one of the things that would…