Sonke Gender Justice

 
Landmark moment for children’s rights in South Africa
Landmark moment for children’s rights in South Africa
The Constitutional Court will this week consider the constitutionality of the use of corporal punishment in the home. The court prohibited beatings...
Working dads can now take paternity leave for 10 days
Working dads can now take paternity leave for 10 days
Working South African dads are now entitled to 10 days of paternity leave after the birth of their children.
NGO coalition asks Achmat to ‘step back’
NGO coalition asks Achmat to ‘step back’
Following the publication of this article, Sonke Gender Justice lodged a complaint with the office of the press ombudsman. In his finding,...
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...
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...
One in three sex workers surveyed report being sexually abused by police
One in three sex workers surveyed report being sexually abused by police
Nosipho Vidima arrived at work at around seven o’clock that evening. The streets of Morningside in Durban were still bustling with people driving...
The words we use do matter
The words we use do matter
BODY LANGUAGE
Reeva Steenkamp Foundation joins call to get guns out of abusive homes
Reeva Steenkamp Foundation joins call to get guns out of abusive homes
The Reeva Steenkamp Foundation has joined a Women's Month call for victims of domestic violence to have guns in the home...
The public gallery: Activists continue to seek justice for murdered sex worker
The public gallery: Activists continue to seek justice for murdered sex worker
The Iziko South African National Gallery has agreed to amend an exhibition by Zwelethu Mthethwa, a man on trial for the murder of Nokuphila Kumalo...
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.

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