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In This Issue

Re-engineering the masculinity crisis

“Encouraging vulnerability among Big Issue male vendors, enhancing their wellbeing, and that of others is vital for fostering better parenting skills”, says our social worker Tshepiso ‘Tshepi’ Nhemachena.

From Previous Issues

Dealing with grief

Understanding grief and bereavement after loss – particularly during this pandemic.

How to flourish

Lost your joy? Are you stuck somewhere between semi-depressed and semi-happy? You could have a case of languishing.

Transforming fear into hope

As a 14-year-old boy in Rwanda, Pie-Pacifique Kabalira-Uwase (Pie pronounced ‘P’) survived war atrocities. For his safety and future, he prepared to flee to Canada, but ended up in South Africa after being scammed and losing all his money. He worked as a car guard in Durban city centre, studying between shifts, dreaming of university. Despite a tsunami of obstacles, he completed a degree in physics and was awarded the prestigious Mandela Rhodes Scholarship.

Agents of change

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