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Support the White Ribbon Campaign to end GBV in South Africa

    Today  is Bonus Day and @GlobalGiving is matching a portion of all donations to the White Ribbon South Africa for 24 hours – so please Donate ! White Ribbon South Africa is a part of the largest  global movement of men and boys working to end men’s violence against women. The aim is […]

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#HearMeToo – UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign

#HearMeToo – UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign 16 days of activism 2018 From 25 November, the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is  a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and […]

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Stop Male Violence against Women and Girls in South Africa

Up to 70% of women and Girls in South Africa experience Verbal, Physical and /or Sexual Violence including Rape. Through education, awareness raising, creative campaigns, preventative programs, partnerships, advocates and ambassadors the White Ribbon Campaign provides the tools and programs for men to engage other men to stop this violence against women and girls in […]

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White Ribbon South Africa

White Ribbon South Africa White Ribbon South Africa a.k.a. WhiteRibbon.Org.Za is part of the White Ribbon Campaign, the world’s largest movement of men, women and boys working to end male violence and assault against women and girls. WhiteRibbon.Org.Za promotes gender equity, healthier relationships and an improved vision of what masculinity is. Since its inception in the […]

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South African Court rules against Cheap Bank Repossessions

South African Court rules against Cheap Bank Repossessions Judgement is a victory for Johannesburg homeowners, and potentially Homeowners across South Africa. A full bench of the South Gauteng High Court  of South Africa ruled this week that repossessed homes may no longer be sold at auction without reserve prices, except in exceptional circumstances. The ruling […]

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Global Sourcing Summit – Creating 1000’s of Jobs in Africa

Global Sourcing Summit – Creating 1000’s of Jobs in Africa The Joe Slovo Foundation are working with the Global Sourcing Association UK (GSA) and  The South African High Commision (DIRCO) in London to develop 1000’s of sustainable jobs in Africa. This October the GSA will hold its Summit and Awards Ceremony in Cape Town, South […]

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Happy Womens Day – “you strike a woman, you strike a rock”

Happy Womens Day – “you strike a woman, you strike a rock” On 9 August 1956, more than 20,000 South African women of all races creeds and cultures staged a march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria in protest against the proposed amendments to the much hated Pass Laws  the Amendments would have imposed even […]

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What do you get when you put a prominent Afrikaner , a couple of Jews and a Greek Refugee together in a courtroom ?

Question What do you get when you put a prominent Afrikaner , a couple of Jews and a Greek Refugee together in a courtroom   Answer Nelson Mandela saved from the Gallows Last week I had the pleasure of watching a preview of “Life is Wonderful  – Mandela’s Unsung Heroes” – a documentary movie by […]

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About Joe Slovo Foundation

About the Joe Slovo Foundation The Joe Slovo Foundation is a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO# 930055404) and Non-Profit Company (NPO# 170-380) registered in South Africa with a UK satellite office. Inspired by Joe Slovo’s legacy, the Foundation mission serves to empower least developed and impoverished African regions. Utilising a ‘Sustainable Livelihoods Approach’  the organisation’s focus […]

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Nelson Mandela’s unpublished prison letters are full of life and love

Nelson Mandela’s unpublished prison letters are full of life and love Regrets, recipes for herbal tea and dreams of Winnie dancing … Mandela’s letters from Robben Island reveal the family man behind the political warrior. Gillian Slovo writes in the Guardian Newspaper about the new book of Nelson Mandela’s previously unpublished prison letters – recently […]

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