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Activism against violence gets a year-long extension

Crime Line has teamed up with the Department of Women to extend the annual 16 Days of Activism for a year. The partners will hold national and provincial dialogues in urban and rural areas to empower people. Activism needs to continue until women and children are no longer threatened, they say.

Call for harsher sentences for abusers

16 Days ends with a call on men

"We must understand how our own attitudes and actions might perpetuate sexism and violence," Rejoice Mabudafhasi, the deputy minister of Arts and Culture, at an event in Diepsloot, Johannesburg, to mark the end of this year's 16 Days of Activism campaign.

AmaDODA: Men of Value

Inspiring youngsters to imagine a world without gender violence and absent fathers, AmaDODA:The Movement is a men's organisation dedicated to building healthy families and communities through Ubuntu and leadership.

Anglican church launches campaign against abuse

After a series of dreadful acts of violence against children in some of South Africa's poorest communities, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, head of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, has launched We Will Speak Out, a campaign to support survivors of sexual violence.

Speaking out against abuse

Events have taken place all around the country during the 16 Days of Activism against Abuse of Women and Children – one of them saw celebrities and supporters come together in Pretoria to share stories of pain and inspiration.
Teaching children to love themselves

16 voices: blogging against abuse

In a bid to raise awareness about the negative impact of abuse and empower young people to tackle the scourge, loveLife is running a blog sharing experiences, advice and encouragement to take a stand against abuse.

16 Days campaign kicks off

For the 13th year, South Africa is taking part in the global 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which runs from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) through to International Human Rights Day on 10 December.
Women’s rights in SA to advance

16 Days of Activism against abuse

Imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape, no child abuse. The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign challenges South Africans to declare a truce on violence against women and children - and, ultimately, to make it a permanent one.

US support for 16 Days campaign

US support for 16 Days campaign

The United States Mission to South Africa has organised a number of activities in support of this year's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, including free performances of the one-act play We Are Here by American actor Antonio David Lyons.

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