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
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
https://youtu.be/mqiAvWmUoGg Rape, a single word with devastating impact that spans decades, even generations. It destroys bodies and minds and puts peace in jeopardy. When left unpunished or trivialized, it creates a pervasive culture where sexual violence is normalized, women and girls are undervalued, and entire communities and nations are left fractured. Too many of us fail to name or challenge the rape culture that surrounds us. Through words, actions and
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.
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.
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