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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.

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.
Call for harsher sentences for abusers

16 Days: govt to engage with communities

The government is set to do things differently during this year's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign by engaging more with communities, starting with the Diepsloot informal settlement north of Johannesburg.

A 1 000 SA voices against gender violence

An Open Government Partnership initiative will see the A Thousand Voices Against Abuse organisation work with the South African government to tackle gender violence through public and private sector collaboration.

A thousand South African voices against gender violence

An Open Government Partnership initiative will see the A Thousand Voices Against Abuse organisation work with the South African government to tackle gender violence through public and private sector collaboration.
Speaking out against abuse

SA names

Beefed up courts tackle mine violence

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Jeff Radebe has beefed up local court capacity to speed up the hearing of cases related to violence on the mines in South Africa's North West province.
Infrastructure drive 'will benefit all'

Gender violence ‘remains key challenge’

Gender-based violence, poverty and joblessness are the three biggest challenges facing South African women, Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko said at the launch of the government's Women's Month programme in Johannesburg.
SA urged to stand up against rape

Gender council to engage communities

The National Council Against Gender-Based Violence has completed its annual action plan and will soon be engaging with communities across the country, says Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana.

Brothers for Life Men’s Dialogue

Deputy President, Kgalema Motlanthe, speaking at the Men's Dialogue, organised by Brothers for Life.

As men of South Africa today we acknowledge the damage caused by acts of violence committed by some men in our communities; affirming that violence against women and children constitutes a violation of the rights and fundamental freedoms of women and children enshrined in our constitution.

South Africans 'mostly caring

South Africans ‘mostly caring, peaceful’

While rightly expressing outrage at recent acts of violence in the country, South Africans should not lose sight of the fact that the overwhelming majority of their countrymen and women are "peaceful, caring, law abiding citizens", says President Jacob Zuma.

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