“Umuthi ugotshwa usemanzi”

wcc-admin Nov. 27, 2023, 11:02 p.m.

To bend the stick, you need to do it when it is still wet: How we talk to young boys is key to curbing the gender-based violence scourge in South …

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No Boy Is Born An Abuser: GBV Can Be Eradicated Before It Starts

wcc-admin Nov. 20, 2023, 10:38 p.m.

The solution to toxic masculinity is healthy masculinity - over 300 000 men have learnt how to be good men, fathers, mentors, and role models through Father A Nation's programmes.

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Uber and UNFPA stand together against gender-based violence

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 9, 2021, 9:07 a.m.

Gender-based violence and femicide remains a real issue in South Africa and globally, where an average of 137 women are killed every day by a member of their own family.

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BODY OF EVIDENCE GOES GRASSROOTS WITH NEW PHASE OF GBV+F-AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 7, 2021, 9:48 a.m.

Arts and performance specialist and senior UCT lecturer, Mandla Mbothwe of Mud & Fire Parables, the driving force behind the hard-hitting online movement, Body of Evidence,.....

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Engen’s Andile fights GBV through 16 km x 16 days initiative

Engen Dec. 7, 2021, 9:36 a.m.

Andile Sibaya is a man on a mission to enrich the lives of those around him.

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#NOEXCUSE: The Bride Armour

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 30, 2021, 10:18 a.m.

This year #NoExcuse is addressing intimate partner violence, with women facing abuse at the hands of men who vowed to love and protect them.

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Addressing and responding to gender-based violence on campus

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 30, 2021, 9:37 a.m.

Gender-based violence (GBV) continues to plague communities across South Africa. Higher education institutions are not immune to this alarming trend of sexual violence, with increasing incidents being reported across our …

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Standing up to gender-based violence during 16 Days of Activism

Mustadafin Foundation Nov. 30, 2021, 9:31 a.m.

The Mustadafin Foundation in partnership with several community-based organisations and public services are planning a combined 16 Days of Activism Campaign for standing up to violence against women and children.

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TEARS Foundation enraged by the continued increase in gruesome rapes and murders of women in recent

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 23, 2021, 2:51 p.m.

Launches 16 Days of Activism against GBV campaign by inviting men to stand with women and children and take a pledge against GBV.

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What is the future? When I hear the word ‘future’ what comes to my mind?

The Justice Desk Sept. 21, 2021, 12:53 p.m.

Ahluma is a girl child that is in our Mbokodo Club Project. The Justice Desk's “Mbokodo Club” (The Rock Club) project focuses on offering leadership and empowerment workshops, mental health …

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A virtual dialogue about GBVF in South Africa

MAMA's Alliance Sept. 3, 2021, 1:12 p.m.

Please join CSI Agency MAMAS Alliance for this virtual webinar as we unpack the scourge of gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) in South Africa and celebrate those organisations involved in …

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Men in Black Doeks launch Women’s Day campaign against GBV

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Aug. 5, 2021, 3:10 p.m.

The Men in Black Doeks will be speaking out for change at various events, while wearing their black doeks, to raise awareness of gender-based violence (GBV) on Women’s Day and …

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EFFECTIVE, VIABLE AND COMPLEMENTARY OPTIONS FOR THOSE SUFFERING FROM TRAUMA AND ABUSE

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 2, 2021, 2:45 p.m.

As we enter Women’s Month and International Youth Day in August, the topic of gender-based violence in SA continues.

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TAKING ACTION TOGETHER AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE & FEMICIDE

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 21, 2021, 2:05 p.m.

Call for organisations involved in addressing GBVF to apply for grant funding.

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Sinqobile's Chronicles

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 2, 2021, 1:56 p.m.

This year, Lawyers against Abuse (LvA) celebrates 10 years of providing comprehensive support to victims who have experienced any form of gender-based violence (GBV).

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I Am Enough - Selemela Makhetha

Salesian Life Choices June 2, 2021, 6:31 p.m.

Selemela Makhetha has experienced violence, prejudice and major losses, but it hasn’t changed her perspective of herself - that she is enough as she is, and she will be OK.

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Harnessing youth leadership to address gender-based violence

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers May 30, 2021, 2:52 p.m.

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers, an NGO with a youth network 4,500-strong, recently hosted an Imbizo in the Free State with various stakeholders, including Government, focusing on ‘Youth Leadership and Accountability in …

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BODY OF EVIDENCE AT (UN)INFECTING THE CITY 2021

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 6, 2021, 10:34 a.m.

Some of the hard-hitting artistic work of the Body of Evidence online campaign that takes a firm stand against gender-based violence and femicide in South Africa,.....

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A voice for younger victims of sexual violence

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 14, 2021, 8:42 p.m.

South Africa has the highest rape rate in the world.1 Children under the age of 12 are especially likely to be raped by someone known to them, with relatives, friends …

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BUILDING A BODY OF EVIDENCE TO COMBAT GBV

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 12, 2021, 6:59 p.m.

South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence inflicted on women and girls in the world, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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The ugly truth about love

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 12, 2021, 6:09 p.m.

It’s February, the month of love. What are you expecting from your partner? A box of chocolates or a black eye?

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CRITICAL TO IMPACT OF NON-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

FoodForward SA Dec. 10, 2020, 7:21 p.m.

As the 16 days of activism for women and children comes to an end, there is no doubt that much more needs to be done to protect women and children …

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Gender Based Violence. What can I actually do?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 6, 2020, 7:16 p.m.

The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an international movement. The campaign runs every year from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of …

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Community Keepers partners with NDA to provide Gender Based Violence programmes!

Community Keepers Oct. 1, 2020, 7:08 p.m.

Trauma, and its debilitating consequences on mental well-being, is still a major construct in addressing the short term need of children, especially in marginalised communities.

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Community Keepers aims to shift attitudes and behaviour around Bullying, Harassment and GBV

Community Keepers Sept. 2, 2020, 5:47 p.m.

Community Keepers has been appointed by the National Development Agency as an implementation partner for the period 2020/21 to roll out a multi-faceted awareness campaign on #bullying and gender-based violence …

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#StoptoStart - Stopping gender-based violence through the Absa Premiership

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 4, 2019, 9:34 a.m.

As one of the world’s biggest sports, football has a role to play in raising awareness around key societal challenges such as gender-based violence. Absa, title sponsor of the Absa …

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Commonwealth teams up with 'NO MORE’ initiative to reduce violence against women and girls

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 27, 2019, 9:46 a.m.

The Commonwealth has announced a new partnership designed to reduce domestic violence in member countries.

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