Uber faces Civil Action in South Africa over Rape Cases

This month, four men, one an Uber driver, are in court on charges of rape as four women reported that they had been gang-raped by their Uber driver and his accomplices in four separate incidents in the Randburg area of Johannesburg South Africa. Ulrich Roux, legal representative for the women, said they planned to launch a civil suit against Uber on the grounds that they were misled by Uber into believing that they were paying for a safe and reliable service.

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End Violence against Women & Girls in South Africa with WhiteRibbon.Org.ZA & GlobalGiving

The GlobalGiving Foundation is once again teaming up with the Joe Slovo Foundation to support the goals of WhiteRibbon.Org.Za to end Violence and Abuse against Women and Girls in South Africa by matching a portion of all donations made to the White Ribbon South Africa Campaign via the GlobalGiving Accelerator Programme 70% of Women and […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 is holding 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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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 […]

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Joe Slovo Foundation speaks on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at the forthcoming AfricaCom

Martin Dolny, Director of the Joe Slovo Foundation will be a panelist on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at AfricaCom, Cape Town South Africa Martin Dolny, Director of the Joe Slovo Foundation will be a panelist on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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