25 years ago, today (January 15th) South Africa buried Joe Slovo. To mark this momentous occasion today, the Joe Slovo Foundation is officially launching White Ribbon South Africa to end violence and abuse against women and girls in South Africa through Primary Prevention Programmes in Trade Unions, Workplaces, Schools, Universities, Sports Clubs and Communities. Let us make 2020 Joe Slovo year, let us Honour Joe Slovo and all those who
As we come to the end of observing 16 Days of Activism for no violence against women and children, we spare a thought for all those who have lost their lives as a result of domestic violence. This has become a pandemic in our country, with women dying daily at the hands of men. It is an issue that needs to be consistently addressed for 365 days of the year.
It doesn't matter who she is or what she has done - whether she is indeed a spy, operative or even a journalist, whether you like what she writes or not - the threats against Karima Brown are the same threats that thousands of Women in South Africa face every day and it needs to end so on International Women's Day, join the Joe Slovo Foundaton and show solidarity with
In South Africa For many female public transport passengers, the advent of e-hailing services such as Uber and Taxify were seen as a safer and more reliable alternative However, This month, (February 2019) four men, one an Uber driver, are in court on charges of rape. In 2016, four women reported that they had been gang-raped by their Uber driver and his accomplices in four separate incidents in the Randburg
Powered by the Joe Slovo Foundation, WhiteRibbon.Org.ZA is working towards Building a South Africa free from Violence and abuse Against Women and Girls (VAWG). White Ribbon is working in over 60 countries all around the World , where hundreds of thousands of Men and Boys, Women and Girls have all taken the White Ribbon Pledge; committing to ; Never Excuse, Commit or Remain Silent about Male Violence against Women – now its time
Powered by the Joe Slovo Foundation WhiteRibbon.Org.Za aims to end Violence and Abuse against Women and Girls in South Africa 70% of Women and Girls in South Africa experience Physical, Sexual Violence & Abuse including Rape & Femicide. WhireRibbon.Org.Za provides a way forward to end this Violence through education, awareness raising, creative campaigns, preventative programs, partnerships, mentor-ships, advocates and ambassadors. White Ribbon South Africa provides the tools and programs for
#HearMeToo - UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign 16 days of activism 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 girls around the world. The international campaign originated from the first Women's Global Leadership Institute
[caption id="attachment_610" align="alignnone" width="300"] Stop Male Violence against Women and Girls in South Africa[/caption] 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 their
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 1990's, building, and partnerships, The White Ribbon Campaign has spread to over 60 countries world-wide.
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