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Where to get help in South Africa if you are being abused

Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide...

South Africa extends help to disabled abuse victims

The Gender Based Violence Command Centre has expanded its services to make them accessible to people with disabilities. Blind and deaf people are now...

Foster builds a network of support

Our first Women's Month story features Lesley Ann Foster, who started the Masimanyane Women’s Support Centre.. This facility enabled her to grow personally as she helped others.
Towards gender equality in SA

#16Days of Activism in South Africa and the world

#16Days of Activism in South Africa and the world

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence begins on 25 November, highlighting a variety of events and drives to bring the issues of abuse of women and children to a wider audience.
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Beading and computer programming a way out of prison

Brothers for All uses former offenders to raise funds and teach computer coding to prisoners. Cash for the initiative is raised through making bead jewellery, which is then poured into programming classes at prisons in Western Cape.

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.

‘We CAN reduce violence in South Africa’ – Radebe

“Together our combined efforts can bring an end to the scourge of violence against women and children, just as apartheid was defeated by a collective groundswell of popular resistance,” writes Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign.

Count yourself in to end violence against women and children

The theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is "Count me in: Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward’, a call to citizens to act as a collective to end gender-based violence and child abuse in the country.

This is for Keeps explores domestic violence

Ntshieng Mokgoro’s This is for Keeps lays bare the dynamics of domestic violence, and asks how men and boys can be included as partners in the fight to eradicate violence against women and children.

SA to act on workplace gender equity

Fighting gender violence ‘everyone’s duty’

It is the duty of all South Africans to play their part in the fight against the abuse of women and children, Brand South Africa said as this year's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign got under way on Monday.

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