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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.

The fight to stop teenage pregnancy

Being a parent is one of the toughest, most relentless jobs there is; being a teenage parent is that much worse, because essentially you are a still a child yourself. South Africa has a large number of pregnant teens, often pointing to a lack of education and socio-economic issues.

Keep our youth drug free

Duduzile Zozo's mother asks: Why?

Duduzile Zozo’s mother asks: Why?

Thoziwe Zozo still struggles to come to terms with her daughter Duduzile's brutal rape and murder. Neither Duduzile nor her family had any problem with her sexual orientation, she says: why should her being a lesbian have affected anyone else?

Giving a voice to victims of abuse

NGO Bontlebame works to educate society that abuse of any kind is wrong, and to give vulnerable people the inner confidence to stand their ground against abuse.
South Africans rise against rape

new schools for Gauteng

South African schools to tackle rape

The Department of Basic Education, in partnership with Lead SA, has announced a major initiative to raise awareness and educate South Africa's 10.2-million learners about the scourge of rape.

South Africans rise against rape

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.

South Africans rise against rape

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 Jacob Zuma to take firm action against the scourge.
• Restoring lives after rape

Restoring lives after rape

Rape survivor Jessica Foord is using her experience to help other women, through her foundation, dedicated rape centre, and handbag project that restores some dignity to survivors when they're at their lowest.

Restoring lives after rape

Rape survivor Jessica Foord is using her experience to help other women, through her foundation, dedicated rape centre, and handbag project that restores some dignity to survivors when they're at their lowest.
 16 Days campaign kicks off

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

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