Tag: gender violence
Black and blue, or gold and white? The colour of a dress has sparked banter on the internet, including a campaign against domestic violence. And The Salvation Army's Southern Africa Territory says reaction to the campaign has been overwhelming.
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.
The inaugural Women and Girls Summit 2014 will bring together a thousand women from all over Africa to discuss social, health and economic issues.
Among the criminals, gangsters, refugees and working people in Joburg's teeming inner city flatlands are many street children. Usually forced into prostitution and crime, there is often no escape, but Khanyisile Motsa offers a ray of hope.
Among the criminals, gangsters, refugees and working people in Joburg's teeming inner city flatlands are many street children. Abandoned, runaways, orphans or victims of child trafficking, they are usually forced into prostitution and crime. There is often no escape, but Khanyisile Motsa offers a ray of hope.
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.
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.