Lisa Joshua Sonn
[OPINION] The language bridge
Lisa Joshua Sonn says the language we speak is insignificant as we reach for the connections that unite us as human beings.
[OPINION] How about abstinence?
Lisa Joshua Sonn says parents should give their children access to more relevant and appropriate information about love and sex.
[OPINION] Silence is a killer
Lisa Joshua Sonn says in our beloved crying country, 3 to 4 women are murdered by their intimate partners every day.
[OPINION] Men, raise your sons and your voices
Lisa Joshua Sonn says father must teach their sons how to use their words and not their fists.
[OPINION] On educating girls
Lisa Joshua Sonn says we need to focus on raising girls who are not from positions of access, but who can provide leadership and add value to their places of study, work and our country.
[OPINION] Lessons we must learn ahead of day zero
Lisa Joshua Sonn says the water state of emergency transcends race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, social status and economies.
[OPINION] Social justice worrier
Lisa Joshua Sonn’s greatest drive is that people realise that human connection is the only way to solve so many problems.
[OPINION] Women and power
Lisa Joshua Sonn says it is possible to be powerful without force, without loudness, without blame, without contestation.
[OPINION] #365 days of activism #metoo #dontlookaway
Lisa Joshua Sonn says the silent men dropping their eyes or laughing into their beer bottles are complicit with their silence.
[OPINION] Things are not bad enough in South Africa
Lisa Joshua Sonn asks who wants things to get so bad in South Africa that we need a coup.
[OPINION] Uncomfortable conversations will free us
Lisa Joshua Sonn says we can all look at how we can be the change that can transform our circles of influence through inconvenient, uncomfortable conversations.
[OPINION] What if the problem is not the problem?
Lisa Joshua Sonn supports the idea of active citizenry, saying there is wisdom in crowds.
[OPINION] Parenting needs more than a hit-and-miss approach
Lisa Joshua Sonn says we have to teach our children that there are consequences for bad behaviour.
[OPINION] Children come through us and to us
Lisa Joshua Sonn says choosing to adopt a child to love and nurture as your own must be one of the biggest commitments one can make.
[OPINION] It’s not who you are, it’s how you are
Lisa Joshua Sonn says irrespective of how fancy, famous, infamous, good or bad your family is, none of the credit or blame is due to you.
[OPINION] Being pregnant is not a choice, having a baby is
Lisa Joshua Sonn says more needs to be done in South Africa to accommodate women starting or expanding their families.
[OPINION] Répondez s'il vous plait
Lisa Joshua Sonn says people need to learn to be better at responding to invitations.
[OPINION] Education and liberation
Lisa Joshua Sonn believes that education is a route out of a predictable future.