KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC, Nonhlanhla Khoza, says sexual violence, abuse and the murder of women and children are an indication of “high levels of moral decay in society”.
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Bi-monthly connect calls intended to be a space for AANHPI advocates, community members, and allies to connect, dialogue, share successes, problem solve, and network. API-GBV staff will be available to moderate and encourage discussion, but this is a space for YOU, as the experts of this work, to share your experiences and to learn from … Read more
The Police Secretariat has invited the public to comment on the South African Police Service Amendment Bill following Cabinet approval and gazette publishing last week.
President Cyril Ramphosa has called on governments represented at the United Nations General Assembly to end all forms of violence against women and girls.
The Safehouse is a shelter for abused women and their children.The shelter provides the following services: Counselling and support service Free service Department of Social Development Shelters for Abused Victims of Violence Fish Hoek Contact: General Enquiries Telephone: 021 785 1168 Email: email@example.com
Women and survivors who are affected by, Gender-Based and domestic violence Accommodate the children of women who are below teenage years Emergency or temporary safe care for a period of 3-4 months Psychological and therapeutic care Aftercare and reintegration service Skills training, where possible Department of Social Development Shelters for Abused Victims of Violence Atlantis Contact: … Read more
BRING AN END TO BRUTAL KILLINGS OF WOMEN ACCUSED OF WITCHCRAFT The SANAC Traditional Health Practitioners (THP) Sector urges government and stakeholders to take immediate steps in creating and supporting awareness to end gender-based violence (GBV) in the form of murder and assault against women suspected of practising witchcraft. The THP Sector is concerned that … Read more
Hitting 60 is a landmark, and many approach the age with apprehension. There are loads of specials and discounts available to make your 60s the best decade yet: packed full of adventure, events, and experiences that don’t break the bank. Treat yourself! Many of these discounts are only available to South African citizens and are subject … Read more
Survivors of gender-based violence in AANHPI communities often face numerous barriers to meaningfully participating in elections, including safety and privacy concerns, laws that disenfranchise many voters, language barriers, and for survivors who are homeless or living in a shelter, lack of a home address. This advisory will explain the importance of voter participation among survivors … Read more
We are seeking a talented leader who will guide us through a period of strategic assessment and growth while also ensuring organizational stability and staff well-being. The post We are seeking our Executive Director! appeared first on Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence Website.
This report summarizes and synthesizes discussion from a roundtable on GBV in Asian, Middle Eastern, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander LGBTQ communities, convened by API-GBV in September 2019. Attendees discussed how gender manifests as a site of oppression for API LGBTQ individuals, and strategies to address violence in API LGBTQ communities. The post Gender-Based Violence … Read more
This report summarizes a presentation by Grace Poore, Regional Program Coordinator for Asia and the Pacific Islands at Outright Action International. The presentation and following Q&A set the context of struggles and activism for LGBT rights in Asian countries, and includes critical analysis, research, discussions among activists, backlash and its impacts, societal contexts, and movement … Read more
Gauteng Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure MEC, Jacob Mamabolo, has instructed the taxi associations operating at Bosman taxi rank to abide by the law and stop the intimidation that has resulted in some operators being barred from the rank.
Cabinet has reiterated its determination to fight gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) by strengthening the law, and providing psychosocial support and advocacy programmes within communities.
This tipsheet 1-pager, developed by Korean American Family Services (KFAM) describes some suggested practices for working with faith leaders on DV/SV response and prevention. The post Faithful Allies: Working with Christian Leaders appeared first on Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence Website.
The scourge of gender-based violence (GBV) is tainting the country’s rich heritage, said President Cyril Ramaphosa, once again denouncing what he has described as South Africa’s second pandemic.
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In an effort to narrow down to community and district level the response to gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF), government has identified 30 GBVF hotspots.
Limpopo Education MEC Polly Boshielo has commended a learner who has invented a device to help curb human trafficking and gender-based violence (GBV).
Announcements September 17, 2020 Deadline for applications: October 18, 2019, 5pm EAT Apply Now About the Humanitarian Innovation Challenge The African Union, Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees and Displaced Persons Division of the Department of Political Affairs, is organizing an “Humanitarian Innovation Challenge” to identify five promising digital technology-based ideas which tackle forced displacement or other … Read more
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is the largest regional economic community (REC) in Africa, with a combined population of more than 560 million people in its 21 Member States, and a combined GDP over USD 600 billion. Although a primarily trade-focused regional bloc, gender equality and economic empowerment of women are … Read more
Health CEO Neftaly Malatjie Dr Zweli Mkhize has sent his condolences to the family and friends of Dr Abdulhay Munshi, who was allegedly murdered on Wednesday afternoon.
Parliament has urged all South Africans to participate in the public consultation process to strengthen the current draft legislation dealing with gender-based violence (GBV).
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A community in Harrismith, Free State, now sleeps easier after a serial rapist and murderer was handed a sentence that will see him languish in a jail cell for a long time after an eight-year reign of terror.
KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza has sent her heartfelt condolences to the family of a social worker, who was shot dead in Mandlanzini, near Empangeni.