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16 Days of Activism against abuse

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

Brand South Africa launches 16 Days for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign

Johannesburg, Thursday 10 November 2016 – Brand South Africa will this week launch a digital campaign under the banner ”No Excuses’ in support of...

Activation Gallery – Free State

Brand South Africa and Lesedi FM hosted a dialogue in Kroonstaad, Free State where measures to prevent and eradicate all forms of violence against...
Peace and calm returns to South Africa

Peace and calm returns to South Africa

The violence against foreigners that flared earlier this month had abated, said Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. South Africa was helping to repatriate foreign nationals who wanted to return home, and was offering services to those who chose to stay.

Booklet: Stop attacks on foreign nationals

The South African government appeals for peace and tolerance following the recent violence against foreign nationals. In addition to the human cost, the attacks damage the country's reputation and development, and ignore migrants' contribution to our society, as a new booklet explains. Read and download the booklet here.

Statement from Brand South Africa on the current developments in South Africa, 17 April...

Brand South Africa joins the rest of the country in condemning the acts of violence that have been levelled against some foreign national residing in some of the nine provinces of South Africa.

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.

‘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.

‘Men must be activists in the fight against gender violence’

South Africa’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children was launched at Reiger Park in Boksburg on 25 November. Read the full text of President Jacob Zuma’s speech at the launch.

Women's empowerment 'key to stopping violence'

Women’s empowerment ‘key to stopping violence’

Economic empowerment and independence are important pre-conditions to help end gender-based violence, says NGO Gender Links, which will be showcasing the achievements of more than 1 000 survivors during the 16 Days of Activism For No Violence campaign.

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