General resources

Reopening South Africa’s Universities

A summary of South Africa’s department of higher education and training directives on the phased reopening of universities and higher education institutions. What university staff and students can expect under South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown.

No child’s play: Will social distancing work on playgrounds?

Children can return to nursery schools, but they’ll have to stay far apart and there won’t be any outings.

Sorry, no scalp massages: Hairdresser rules under #level3lockdown

Itching to get your hair and nails done during lockdown? Well, now you can visit your stylist — but make sure to book an appointment and bring your mask.

How epidemics like COVID-19 increase violence against women and children

Crises such as the coronavirus pandemic increase the violence women and children face. This Center for Global Development helps us understand why.