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Joe Slovo Foundation launches ‘White Ribbon South Africa Community Status Toolkit – ending violence against women and girls in our communities

Joe Slovo Foundation launches ‘White Ribbon South Africa Community Status Toolkit – ending violence against women and girls in our communities It is 64 years since 20 000 women, black and white, old and young, working-class and other strata, gathered on 9 August 1956 from across all of South Africa, by train, bus and taxi, to resist the marginalisation and oppression of women from the economic opportunity and livelihood through
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Sign the Petition calling on the South African Government to ratify ILO C190 and to outlaw GBV & Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in South Africa

In 2019 -at the Centenary Session of the I.L.O. in Geneva, the Convention passed resolution C190 to outlaw GBV and Harassment from the Workplace -see extracts below. Despite promises the South African Government has still failed to ratify over a year later. Just as in most countries around the world, the situation in South Africa has worsened in the last few weeks as a result of the Corona virus with
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25 years ago, South Africa buried Joe Slovo. To mark this momentous occasion, the Joe Slovo Foundation officially launched White Ribbon South Africa to end violence and abuse against women and girls in South Africa through Primary Prevention Programmes

25 years ago, South Africa buried Joe Slovo. To mark this momentous occasion, the Joe Slovo Foundation is officially launched 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 Stood Up and Spoke
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Enough is Enough – 365 Days to End Gender-Based Violence and Femicide

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.
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It does NOT matter if Karima Brown is a spy, operative or even a journalist – Violence against Women and Girls is Wrong !

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
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Uber faces Civil Action in South Africa over Rape Cases

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
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Take the White Ribbon Campaign Pledge

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

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
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#HearMeToo – UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign

#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