Equal Education

 
Equal Education: Ramaphosa’s #SAFEInitiative is ‘ironic’
Equal Education: Ramaphosa’s #SAFEInitiative is ‘ironic’
In response to consistent calls by rural communities and civil society organisations for better infrastructure in schools, President Cyril...
‘Don’t punish teachers for a broken system’ — Equal Education
‘Don’t punish teachers for a broken system’ — Equal Education
Education lobby group Equal Education has contended that the education sector should not be declared an essential service in its submission to the...
Court tells Angie to fix schools – now
Court tells Angie to fix schools – now
“The crude and naked facts staring [at] us are that, each day, [when] the parents of these children send them to school, as they are...
Doron Isaacs inquiry to start soon
Doron Isaacs inquiry to start soon
Equal Education has confirmed the list of panellists heading the inquiry into sexual harassment allegations made against the organisation’s...
Western Cape schools plan is ‘undemocratic’
Western Cape schools plan is ‘undemocratic’
Drastic changes to the Western Cape provincial education law currently being considered in public hearings held by the provincial legislature, are...
Editorial: Power corrupts ― even in our respected NGOs
Editorial: Power corrupts ― even in our respected NGOs
Ours is a land of the dispossessed. A land of the landless. A land of yearning and hope. A land of pain and anguish. A land of millions struggling...
NGO coalition asks Zackie Achmat to ‘step back’
NGO coalition asks Zackie Achmat to ‘step back’
A coalition of non-governmental organisations, known as #UniteBehind, has decided that Zackie Achmat should “step back” from involvement...
No ‘culture of silence’, says Sonke
No ‘culture of silence’, says Sonke
In 2009, while attending a workshop for men run by Sonke Gender Justice Network, one of the participants was handed a note by a male Sonke employee...
Senior Equal Education manager dismissed following ‘jobs for sex’ scandal
Senior Equal Education manager dismissed following ‘jobs for sex’ scandal
The former head of national organising at Equal Education has been dismissed from the organisation following allegations of offering jobs for...
Equal Education grapples with ‘toxic’ culture
Equal Education grapples with ‘toxic’ culture
In the wake of its sexual harassment scandal, Equal Education’s management will carry out a “broad assessment” of the organisation’s...
NGOs tighten up on sexual harassment policies
NGOs tighten up on sexual harassment policies
Civil society organisations in South Africa are reviewing their own sexual harassment policies, following the Mail & Guardian’s exposé of the sexual...
#WeBelieveThem: Feminist caucus calls for end to ‘culture of silence’ in NGO sector
#WeBelieveThem: Feminist caucus calls for end to ‘culture of silence’ in NGO sector
In the wake of the allegations of sexual misconduct and institutional failure within Equal Education, the NGO Feminist Caucus has come out in...

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