Sonke Gender Justice

 
Artists who drill below the obvious
Artists who drill below the obvious
South Africa’s mining sector is in the spotlight again, with thousands of mineworkers suing 32 gold mining companies after contracting silicosis....
[Video]Silicosis: The price of gold
[Video]Silicosis: The price of gold
This photo essay shows the faces of some rural families affected by the gold mining industry’s failure to prevent silicosis.
[Video]What does it mean to be a father?
[Video]What does it mean to be a father?
Sonke Gender Justice asks what South Africans think it means to be a father and their opinion on sharing parental responsibilities.
[Video]Francois: I am a prison rape survivor
[Video]Francois: I am a prison rape survivor
Francois shares his story of being raped violently in an Eastern Cape correctional centre and encourages other survivors to speak up and seek help.
Public versus prison healthcare: What are the facts?
Public versus prison healthcare: What are the facts?
Prisoners in South Africa have access to better healthcare services than the general public, the Deputy Minister of Correctional Services, Thabang...
Comment: Rape, murder and indifference
Comment: Rape, murder and indifference
More than a decade ago, when the department of health under Manto Tshabalala-Msimang failed to provide leadership on HIV prevention and the...
Abused women in violent spiral
Abused women in violent spiral
"Between 20% and 25% of HIV ­infections in young South African women can be attributed to gender-based violence, according to South...
What I learnt from my rapist brother
What I learnt from my rapist brother
My brother negotiated with the police to evade imprisonment by paying for the broken sunglasses of the woman he had violated.
Zuma urged to observe a minute's silence for rape victims
Zuma urged to observe a minute's silence for rape victims
Non-governmental groups have urged President Jacob Zuma to observe a minute of silence for rape victims before his State of the Nation address...
Shining a light on gender discrimination
Shining a light on gender discrimination
In early 2010, Juluis Malema was found guilty of hate speech and harassment for comments he made against Jacob Zuma's rape accuser, whom he said...
Poor healthcare for migrants 'threatens public safety'
Poor healthcare for migrants 'threatens public safety'
Overcrowding at detention centres for those arrested as undocumented migrants -- and the deportation processes of those held there are subjected to...
Malema finally pays fine for rape claim remark
Malema finally pays fine for rape claim remark
ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema on Monday paid a R50 000 fine for his "nice time" remark about a woman who claimed she had been...

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