Zackie Achmat

 
Equal Education sexual harassment inquiry will have lasting effects
Equal Education sexual harassment inquiry will have lasting effects
Despite the panel’s problematic findings, it is now much clearer what social justice and a victim-centred approach entails
Unembargoed: December 14 to 20
Unembargoed: December 14 to 20
Executives suspended, reinstated, suspended; the board’s chair removed; corruption; sex-for-jobs claims – and there’s that R11-million...
A culture of sexual harassment and bullying existed at EE – report
A culture of sexual harassment and bullying existed at EE – report
The allegations of sexual harassment, intimidation, bullying and silencing reflect an organisational culture at Equal Education that in the past...
LETTER: Civil society condemns Satchwell report
LETTER: Civil society condemns Satchwell report
As members of civil society we strongly condemn the ‘findings’ of the Equal Education...
ConCourt judgment affirms right to protest without permission
ConCourt judgment affirms right to protest without permission
The Constitutional Court has ruled that the failure to give notice of a protest should not be made a criminal offence.
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,...
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...
#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...
Working towards reproductive justice requires safe spaces for women
Working towards reproductive justice requires safe spaces for women
In the past weeks, many voices in South Africa have demanded that we focus on what it means to tell our own stories of sexual harassment. 
We are looking inward: Equal Education
We are looking inward: Equal Education
Written by Leanne-Jansen Thomas and Ntuthuzo Ndzomo
Scandal-hit NGO opens three probes
Scandal-hit NGO opens three probes
Equal Education is setting up three inquiries in response to sexual harassment allegations at the organisation.
Social justice organisations are not squeaky clean, and we must do better
Social justice organisations are not squeaky clean, and we must do better
As the local director of a funding organisation, a human rights attorney, and as a South African woman, I am glad this country is now having a...

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