Human Rights

Challenging Male Violence and Abuse Against Women

Enlisting Men to Challenge Male Violence and Abuse Against Women and Girls in South Africa. Up to 70% of women and Girls in South Africa experience physical and /or sexual Violence. The GlobalGiving Campaign is generating funds to deliver the 'Role Models Project' that has been so successful in other parts of the world entitled: Enlisting Men to Challenge Male Violence & Abuse Against Women and Girls in South Africa.
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South African Court rules against Cheap Bank Repossessions

South African Court rules against Cheap Bank Repossessions The 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 has been hailed as a victory for home owners in financial distress, who face
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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 more restrictions on women. The women first left a petition of 14,000 signatures and then stood
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Joe Slovo Foundation joins Leave No One Behind : End Violence Against Women and Girls Campaign

Joe Slovo Foundation joins UNiTE 'Orange The World' Campaign - Leave No One Behind : End Violence Against Women and Girls From today 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, until to 10 December, Human Rights Day, The Joe Slovo Foundation is supporting the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign as a time to galvanise action to end violence against women and girls
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Red Card against Women Abuse – sign the Change.Org Petition

South Africa has one of the worst records in the World for Gender-Based Violence. The United Nations calculates that one in three women have suffered from or will suffer from Gender-Based Violence at least once in their life-time. Meanwhile only 1 in 500 cases are successfully prosecuted This culture needs to change- break the silence and report cases of domestic violence and rape & lets make those who abuse women
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Global Giving Accelerator Campaign to raise funds to protect women against GBV

The GlobalGiving Accelerator Campaign to raise funds to Protect over 3000 Women & Girls from suffering from Gender-Based Violence (GBV) every day in South Africa. The GlobalGiving Accelerator Campaign to raise funds to Protect over 3000 Women & Girls from suffering from Gender-Based Violence (GBV) every day in South Africa. Please, Please Share, Post, Tweet, WhatsApp, Link, Like . . . Thank you ! https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/protecting-3312-girls-from-being-raped-tomorrow/ The Joe Slovo Foundation is
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Joe Slovo Foundation launches GlobalGiving Crowdfunding Campaign to prevent Rape

The Joe Slovo Foundation in conjunction with GlobalGiving launched a World-Wide Crowdfunding Campaign to raise money yesterday to roll out a Rape Rescue Alarm Service country-wide - the free service is part of its 'STOP RAPE NOW in SOUTH AFRICA initiative. The Foundation was selected by GlobalGiving to be part of its Accelerator Program that will last for two weeks during which time GlobalGiving give bonuses and match funds raised.
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Joe Slovo Foundation nominated for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Africa Award

Joe Slovo Foundation nominated for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Africa Award The Joe Slovo Foundation has been nominated for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Africa Award  for its work to build Stronger Communities in Africa.  The AbiltyNet Tech4Good Awards are supported by BT, Brandwatch, Comic Relief, Do-It, Good Things Foundation, Information Technologists’ Company, Lloyds Banking Group, Microsoft, NFP Tweetup and ReciteMe.