A local NPO is taking up the fight for men's rights, working towards ending abuse against South African men, who they believe are discriminated against by a female-friendly system. The organisation says it has no plans to obstruct women’s rights.
South Africans rose up in protest against women-related violence at a gathering at Wits University, organised by global campaign One Billion Rising. Men and women alike urged President Zuma to take firm action against the scourge.
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.
Following a severe eye injury which forced his early retirement, former Proteas wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has gloved up for rhinos – the cricket star has decided to devote his time to rhino activism as South Africa battles with escalating poaching figures.
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.