Fight against abuse must be taken to the next level

6 August 2018 In order to stop gender-based violence, South Africa must ensure the systems that are meant to protect women are working seamlessly. This is according to former Minister Barbara Hogan who on Sunday addressed women at the Women’s Jail at Constitutional Hill, in Johannesburg as part of Women’s Month. Hogan was incarcerated at […]

SA celebrates women

The role women play in shaping and moving society forward will come to the fore at the National Women’s Day celebrations in Galeshewe, Kimberley. President Jacob Zuma is expected to deliver the keynote address tomorrow at the commemoration. The event will be held under the theme ‘The Year of OR Tambo: Women United in Moving […]

Help prevent violence towards women and children

Original article on | 6 December 2016 “Count me in: Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward.” This is the theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism. For the 16th year, South Africa will take part in the global 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which runs from November […]

South Africa launches 16 Days of Activism of No Violence against Women and Children

Original article on | 30 November 2016 South Africa on Friday launched the 16 Days of Activism of No Violence against Women and Children amid a surge in gender-based violence. “This campaign is about uniting all in our country behind one message that women and children must be safe and must feel safe at […]

South Africa: No Excuse for Violence Against Women and Children

Original article on | 10 November 2016 Brand South Africa has called on all citizens to support the digital #NoExcuses campaign to end violence against women and children by wearing a white ribbon for 16 days. Through the 16-days campaign, citizens must pledge to take a firm stand to curb violence against women and […]

Domestic Violence

Original article on | 14 August 2016 | What is domestic violence? The following can be regarded as domestic violence: sexual abuse (whether you are married to the other person or not); physical abuse or assault (for example, slapping, biting, kicking, and threats of physical violence); damage to property or anything you value; stalking (when […]