What’s up with WhatsApp’s new privacy policy?

A recent announcement by WhatsApp that a new privacy policy will become fully operative on 8 February 2021 (it has been extended to 15 May 2021), caused quite a stir about users’ data that may be shared. WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook and as with all other profit-driven companies, it allows for sharing of certain information of its users in order to provide them a better service.

Silence encourages the tormentor not the tormented

This 16 Days of Activism we collaborated with the Tears Foundation as part of their community training workshops as well as through a social media campaign, titled #16Days #16Ways aimed at using the power of words to heal and empower survivors of GBV.

#OurStoriesMatter – A Dialogue with Women in Law

“It is only when we leverage each other’s strengths, stories and voices will we make a significant difference in our companies, our profession and our world," Siva Gengan, CEO LegalWise South Africa. This Women's Month we celebrate women with our webinar series "Our stories matter: a dialogue with women in law" hosted by our CEO Siva Gengan and Teresa Yates, National Director of Probono.Org. The dialogue is with remarkable women who will share their stories of how they are using the law as a vehicle to empower women and their communities.

Selected Branches are now reopening

In line with the Government’s Risk Adjusted Strategy Regulations, LegalWise will be reopening selected Branches and Claims Hubs from Monday 1 June 2020 on an appointment only basis.